A Psychological Drug? - Deepstash
A Psychological Drug?

A Psychological Drug?

Different from substance addiction, the use of social media and the addiction to it's consumption and interaction, is considered a psychological addiction, much like an addiction to gambling and to porn.

Although considered a psychological addiction, brain scans show a similar impairment in regions that those with substance dependence have. Specifically there's a clear degradation in white matter in the regions in charge of emotional processing, attention and decision making.

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