Behavioral Health On Demand: Mindful Media Use
The digital age has revolutionized how we learn, socialize, play, and work. This introductory lecture will examine the concept of "behavioral addictions" applied to internet/smartphone use, explore concerning trends in mental health outcomes associated with technology overuse, and review mindfulness- and values-based interventions to mitigate these effects. Objectives
- Explain pros and cons of considering "behavioral addictions" including gambling disorder, Internet gaming disorder, and Internet Addiction as mental disorders.
- Describe trends in mental health outcomes for "digital natives".
- Describe interventions for reversing internet overuse.
Warner LJ. Behavioral Health On Demand: Mindful Media Use. Beaumont Behavioral Health on Demand. March 9, 2021. Virtual