1 in 4 young people is addicted to the smartphone according to the study

Jony Ive, el diseñador de los iPhone, afirma estar comprometido en la lucha contra la adicción al móvil

A pesar de exponer las consecuencias y recomendaciones sobre esta situación, el Dr. Kalk, uno de los autores de dicho estudio, expuso en una entrevista que aún hay un factor por determinar:

1 in 4 young people is addicted to the smartphone according to the study
1 in 4 young people is addicted to the smartphone according to the study

Como concluye la investigación, las poblaciones más jóvenes son más vulnerables a los desarrollos psicopatológicos , y los comportamientos nocivos estableciendo patrones de conducta que pueden afectar la vida posterior. En este sentido considera que los adultos tienen una responsabilidad fundamental a la hora de atacar este problema.

How much has our life changed since the advent of mobile phones? Many positive answers can be derived from this question. Without a doubt, the possibility of being in full time communication and solving situations with just a few touches on the screen of our device is a reality with many advantages.

However, beyond WhatsApp, some Instagram, Facebook and other apps, it is demonstrated that as users we consume a lot of time on our mobile, to the point of being addicted, being young people the most vulnerable.

According to a study by the prestigious medical publication BMC Psychiatry 1 in 4 young people are addicted to the smartphone. The research that gathered 42,000 respondents determined that 23% of this group of young people cannot be separated from their mobile phone for a short time.

According to the terms used in the final report of the study, young people are demonstrating a problematic use of smart phones , a pattern of behavior that reflects a behavioral addiction with harmful mental health consequences such as depression, anxiety, high levels of perceived stress, and poor sleep.

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