Engaging Psychiatrists about the impact of Media Use on Well-being

In October Dr. Daan le Roux presented a seminar at the 2019 Cipla Psychiatry Forum held at the Arabella Hotel in the Western Cape. In his seminar he addressed three important dimensions of the relationship between media use and well-being. The first concerned the influence of social media use on self-esteem and the various factors which may moderate this influence. The second concerned the impact of media multitasking on primary task performance. The third concerned the hypothesis which suggests that chronic media multitasking may, overtime, harm our cognitive control ability.

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