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Group Therapy: Mental Distress in a Digital Age

VC Bartlett, Mike Stubbs

https://www.fact.co.uk/event/group-therapy-mental-distress-in-a-digital-age | Published : 2015

Abstract

It is commonly noted that one in four people in the UK will experience a mental health issue at some time in their lives. What is less often discussed is why in a wealthy and technologically advanced part of the world, so many of us continue to struggle with poor mental health. For many the presence of digital technologies is exacerbating this problem, by altering our sense of self and our social relationships. Meanwhile, others suggest that technological innovation is a crucial tool for finding new ways to improve the lives of those who experience social isolation, illness and emotional distress. Group Therapy presents a diverse collection of artworks, research and design innovation explori..

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