Taking Away the Phones Won’t Solve our Teenagers’ Problems

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Source: Anna Parini

In an op-ed for The New York Times, Dr. Dennis-Tiwary argues that smartphone addiction may not be a cause of anxiety and depression in teenagers, but may instead be a coping mechanism for the disorders. Read the full article here.

Update (9/15/2018): Continuing the discussion, Dr. Dennis-Tiwary critiques a psychiatrist’s essay debunking claims that technology is causing an epidemic of anxiety. Read her letter to the New York Times editor here.