Causal Network Accounts of Ill-Being: Depression & Digital Well-Being

  title={Causal Network Accounts of Ill-Being: Depression \& Digital Well-Being},
  author={Nick Byrd},
Depression is a common and devastating instance of ill-being which deserves an account. Moreover, the ill-being of depression is impacted by digital technology: some uses of digital technology increase such ill-being while other uses of digital technology increase well-being. So a good account of ill-being would explicate the antecedents of depressive symptoms and their relief, digitally and otherwise. This paper borrows a causal network account of well-being and applies it to ill-being… 



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