TABOR - Tradition and Contemporaneity in the Romanian Orthodox Church
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Effects of digital dependencies on physical and mental health
The “digital man” and especially the “digital natives” are increasingly isolated in front of computers. Working, walking and playing in nature are more and more foreign to them, creating special problems in their lifestyle, in the way of interrelating with parents, family, friends and colleagues, and even with themselves, with their soul and their interiority. As many as the physical effects of excessive use of digital technology (fatigue, muscle tension, stress, cervical problems, sedentary lifestyle and obesity, sleep dysfunction, decreased moments spent in nature), the more serious are the neurological and psychological effects (addictions, cognitive and memory problems, ADHD, anxiety, etc.).