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Vol 17, No 1 (2020)
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Connect on Social Media

Connect on Social Media

New technologies and mental health: chances and risks

Łukasz Cichocki12, Maciej Karbownik2
Psychiatria 2020;17(1):41-48.


The article describes the possible consequences of using/abusing new technologies in the context of mental health. It
is an attempt to reflect how smartphones, e-mail, computer games, social media affect our lives, things we can do to
increase potential benefits and minimize the risks associated with these technologies. Through not only scientific but
also personal perspective, the authors try to bring the conclusions from work to life practice.

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