Could Digital Multitasking Signify Depression?

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Multitasking with digital devices may be linked to depression, say researchers at Michigan State University. People who multitasked most with several media devices, reported a 70% greater number of depressive symptoms, on average, than those who multitasked least. While some people with the blues may be over-using the devices to artificially boost mood, the scientists warn that even emotionally fine folks can be so distracted that they stop properly coping with setbacks.

If this sounds like you, use one device at a time.

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