Towards a Classification of Tech-Induced Mental Disorders

An increasing number of stories about internet addiction and the effect of constant device use on our minds, lives and relationships. From a culture of distraction and boot-camps for addicted teens to the “electronic apocalypse”.

Recently, I finished a long, two-year stretch at a computer creating my book. Feeling the effect of such intense screen use, I took the time to observe and catalogue how it affected my mind, emotions and behaviours.

Here, in one interactive ‘charticle’, are the disorders and strange cognitive effects I observed.

See how many you recognise:
» Intermental – towards a classification of tech-induced mental disorders.