You feel angry and depressed? Notice for a signs of aggression or misbehavior? Can you now do not have electricity and disconnected the Internet and you can not go to his page Classmates, Vkontakte, Tmitter, or of Facebook? Think about it, this is clearly linked. Scientists have proven negative impact of social networks on the mental state of a person!
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According to a study conducted by the British Selfordskoy business school, active Facebook and Twitter users often experience anxiety or behave inappropriately. In total, 298 people were interviewed. More than half of respondents have "dependence on the social network," an obvious discomfort in cases where lost access to them. Also, 53 percent of respondents said that social networks have changed their behavior. Of these, 51 per cent admitted that the impact was negative.
Moreover, half of the respondents admitted that they began to develop an inferiority complex because of a zealous attitude towards the success of their online friends. Two-thirds of respondents also indicated that they become more difficult to fall asleep because of the desire to relax and as often as possible to check for updates on social networks.
More than 60 percent of people said they occasionally turn off all electronic devices in order to take a break, and every third person acknowledges that shuts down computers and mobile phones several times a day to take a break from the virtual world.
In-depth study by the Anxiety UK, which deals with the problems of neurosis and anxiety, confirmed for many people the only way to get away from the social networks — turn off cell phones, computers and other gadgets. Otherwise, people just ignore them are not capable.
"If you are prone to anxiety, the pressure of the technology acts as a tipping point, making people feel even more insecure and anxious," — says Niki Leadbetter, the executive director of the organization.
"The main problem is that people have started to behave as if the technology control them, not vice versa. Some may even turn off their gadgets, but many have forgotten how to do it, "- said a clinical psychologist, Dr. Linda Blair.