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News tag: interpersonal relationship


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Smartphone users face risk of getting addicted to using the device


6 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Smartphones increase our productivity and ability to keep in touch, but they also become addictive – the more you use on, the worse it gets, a new study found. Key indicators of smartphone addiction include moodiness, loneliness, and jealousy, as well as an obsession with physical appearance, adds the study…

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Internet addiction deteriorates health, interpersonal relationships


19 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Internet addiction affects as much as 6 percent of the world, having a negative influence on their lives, including health and interpersonal relationships, a new study shows. Defined as an impulse-control problem, internet addiction is an inability to inhibit Internet use, which has negative results on a person’s life, both…

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Even infrequent “technoference” degrades relationships


5 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
“Technoference”, the set of small interactions occurring daily when we use smartphones and other devices, can hurt romantic relationship, according to a new study. In a study involving 143 women in committed relationship, researchers found that 74 percent of them consider that cellphones affect the quality of their interactions with…