Opinion – Google Wants to Address the U.S. Depression Epidemic, Even Though the Internet Is a Common Cause – Newsweek

Newsweek reports that the tech giant, Google, is trying to encourage internet users to self-monitor their mental health.

Source: Google Wants to Address the U.S. Depression Epidemic, Even Though the Internet Is a Common Cause

This reminds me of the old saying that ‘a little knowledge is a dangerous thing’.

I tried the online test and it had me down as mildly depressed. The thing is context is important. Many of my answers were probably because of the Summer heat. I live in Cyprus in the Mediterranean, where summer day time temperatures are 30-40 degrees Celsius and I try not to use aircon.

Give it a try and form your own opinion. Here’s the link to further information on the test.

 

 

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