Internet Addiction and Depression

September 9, 2010

Tech Podcast: Internet Addiction and Depression

We’ve got another great mix of stories this week on the tech podcast. Let’s start…at the end. The final segment this week features an interview with Dr. Catroina Harrison at the University of Leeds in Britain. She and her colleagues have been carrying out some interesting research into Internet addiction and depression. The basic finding is this: “People who spend a lot of time browsing the net are more likely to show depressive symptoms.