Addiction to Modern Gadgets and Technologies Across Generations

Ranjan Bhattacharyya

Abstract


The modern gadgets and technology have become predominant determinants of socioeconomic status and not only is restricted to teenagers but is spreading fast across generations. Addiction to technology is causing significant loss of productivity as well as problems in interpersonal relationships. It has been postulated that rather than a separate entity, internet addiction is a manifestation of a variety of depression, anxiety, impulse control disorders or pathological gambling. There have been rehabilitative measures to correct internet overuse. Technophobia is the fear or dislike of modern technology particularly computers. Let us welcome the technological revolutions with a widespread awareness of its potential danger. The generation of today needs to move ahead with bright vision and better tomorrow.


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ISSN 0974-1313 (Print)

ISSN 0976-0334 (Online)

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