Category: Mental Health

The rise of cyberchondria and cyberhoarding: Internet use is fuelling new conditions where people compulsively self-diagnose health issues and stockpile data

Faith Ridler | The Daily Mail | Source URL The internet could be fuelling a range of new mental health disorders such as cyberchondria, online hoarding, and shopping addictions, experts have warned. A group dubbed The European Problematic Use of the Internet Research Network have now called for internet companies […]

DARPA’s Brain Chip Implants Could Be the Next Big Mental Health Breakthrough—Or a Total Disaster

DARPA’s Brain Chip Implants Could Be the Next Big Mental Health Breakthrough—Or a Total Disaster

Kristen V. Brown | Gizmodo | Source URL How did a Massachusetts woman end up with two electrodes implanted into her brain? Why is the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency developing a controversial, cutting-edge brain chip technology that could one day treat everything from major depressive disorder to hand cramps? […]