Evolving technologies are important to facilitate things, but they must be leveraged in a prudent manner…Technologies are like a double-edged sword for mental health.
Increasing use of technology has strained interpersonal relationships, said Dr Prakriti Poddar, Managing Trustee, Poddar Foundation & Advisor, RoundGlass Wellbeing Pvt Ltd, at e-India Innovation Summit held recently in Chandigarh.
While participating in a panel discussion on ‘Innovation in Healthcare - Opportunities and Challenges’ during the summit, she said, “We have also seen a rise in the mental health disharmonies across ages. The trait is visible more among old-aged people as they feel redundant.”
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eHealth Magazine- March 2019 Issue