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News tag: interpersonal relationship


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…


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…


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…