Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and the Technology Trap

There is a type of obsessive compulsive disorder which involves a mania for counting, cataloguing, tidying mundane objects over and over again. It is classified as an anxiety disorder, and 23 million Americans suffer from it. We all suffer from it in one form or another, if you loosen up the definition a little. Do you remember the examination study schedules drawn up meticulously in different coloured inks, which took so long to perfect, that your study plan fell behind, and you had to revise the plan? Pretty soon, you are spending most of your time on getting the plan right, and not doing much actual studying.

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