Results for - Smartphones Responsible for Delay in Teenagers Emotional Sensitivity

2,876 voters participated in this survey

The number of teens who went to emergency departments in Ontario for injuring or poisoning themselves doubled from 2009 to 2017. This surprising rise has led the Canadian health-care providers to c all out for better ways to connect young people with mental health services.

1. Do you use a smart phone? (eg. Apple, Samsung etc.)

Yes
74%
2,309 votes
No
20%
616 votes
Not Applicable
6%
175 votes

2. Do you think that smartphone communication like texting/video calling can replace the "in-person" experience of talking/meeting with someone?

Yes
37%
1,137 votes
No
63%
1,963 votes

3. Emotional maturation (understanding others emotions) takes time and it takes real experiences with relationships, and if you spend more and more time on screen time, you have less opportunities to practice these skills. Do you agree/disagree with this statement?

Strongly Agree
44%
1,364 votes
Agree
30%
943 votes
Neutral
20%
633 votes
Disagree
3%
83 votes
Strongly Disagree
2%
77 votes

4. Do you think that government and health care foundations should invest more in programs that help build relationships in-person rather than just online?

Yes
69%
2,149 votes
No
31%
951 votes

5. If you use a smartphone, do you have any problems in understanding other peoples emotion when you see them in person?

Yes
16%
504 votes
No
58%
1,802 votes
Not Applicable
26%
794 votes
06/18/2019 Technology 2876 49 By: Tellwut

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