Cell Phones Causes Other Social Disorders Essay

1154 Words Aug 3rd, 2015 5 Pages
In conducting my research, I discovered that there is lack of research in proving that cell phones can cause other social disorders besides anxiety. More needs to be known about how cell phones can cause other social disorders, such as depression. The research confirms that cell phones can cause depression, but it doesn’t explain how or why. I believe that they can cause depression in any teenager, including the teenagers that do not own a cell phone. Cell phones can cause depression in the teens who don’t own a cell phone, because they are left out. If a teen is the only one in their friend group without a cell phone, they can get left out of planning and attending those outings. These teens may then become depressed because they are losing their friends since they never hang out with them except at school. Depression can also be developed in the teens who do own a cell phone. For example, if no one replies to their texts or calls, the teen may become depressed because they feel that they are unimportant. Another situation could be if a teen sexts an inappropriate picture to someone and that person ends up forwarding it to other people. The embarrassment from that photo can most definitely cause depression. There are a number of different ways a teen can become depressed because of a cell phone, those are just a few ways. The social effects that cell phones cause are serious and there needs to be a way to minimize them. Only really half of the issue with cell phones has…

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