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The Effects of Smartphones on Mental Health and Relationships

February 3, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Paul Brest Hall West

Conversation is led by Thomas Ellis, PsyD, Embedded Psychologist for Stanford Graduate School of Business

Over the past decade, smartphones have impacted nearly of our lives. While these devices are designed to build make life easier and build connection, many are experiencing higher levels of anxiety and isolation. This presentation highlights current literature review and qualitative case studies to provide a theoretical framework that explores the relationship between smartphone use and its effects on sex, dating and relationships. The presenter, a clinical psychologist, offers suggestions for smartphone self-assessment as well as mindfulness approach to modifying problematic behaviors.

Also available via ZOOM (Meeting ID# 381657650)

This event is part of the 2-day Stanford Community Conversations on Mental Health and Well-being happening on the main campus (Paul Brest Hall), Redwood City (Cardinal Hall) and Zoom. See the full schedule of events here.

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