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iDisorder: Does Technology Feed Psychological Disorders?

I don't think there's any doubt that technology shapes the manifestation of disorders. However, I think the problem is much broader than that. The technological society itself can not only shape, but also create psychological disorders. For example, anxiety is a prevalent disorder in modern societies. What is the primary source of this consuming anxiety? The mass media misrepresenting the probability of becoming a victim. You only hear the bad news most days punctuated by one or two "human interest" stories.

Sadly, psychology isn't more forte so I'm reluctant to comment in greater depth.

March 30, 2013 at 8:54 a.m. ( | suggest removal )