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Internet And Social Media Addiction – How To Overcome Addiction?

By Mrs. Rachna Mimani, Psychology More likely than not, you are familiar with the image of a group of friends sitting together, not saying a word to each other, fiddling with their phones. Our addiction with our phones and the digital world has become so all-encompassing that it is no longer humorous.…

How the Internet Can Afflict Your (Mental) Health?

By Dr. Hema Karthik , Psychology Health anxiety is a form of anxiety disorder, which falls under the obsessive compulsive disorder group. People with health anxiety are likely to be worrying about health all the time and suffer from the anxiety of falling sick. This in return causes great mental stress –…

Social Media addiction may cause eating disorder

Are you prone to constantly checking your feeds on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube?  You might develop issues such as distorted body image and eating disorder due to addiction to any one or all of them, according to a recent study. Nervosa, anorexia, bulimia, binge eating…

Feeling blue? Social media is the culprit

Spending considerable hours on social media every week has been linked to an increased likelihood of depression, according to a new study. Brian A. Primack, a researcher from the University of Pittsburgh, US, stressed the importance of maintaining a balance in encouraging positive use of social media and redirecting its…