Could Your Netflix Addiction Be Making You Miserable?

Too much of a good thing?

We know, we know, season 4 of House of Cards has just been released and you need to see what Frank's got himself into this this time, but research suggests those 3 am binge-watching sessions might be making you miserable.

A study by the University of Toledo has revealed that people who consume between 2-5 hours of video watching a day were more likely to report feelings of depression than those who...didn't.

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Researchers surveyed 406 American adults, 35% of whom admitted they binge watch TV, with the respondents from this group more likely to report higher stress, anxiety and depression.

But while there is a relationship between binge watching and mental health issues, it's not clear which causes which. Do people who are already feeling depressed turn to TV to help them feel better? Or vice versa?

In our opinion, the only depression Netflix can inflict is when you finish House of Cards and have to wait a year for another season. 

What do you think?

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