Going ‘Inter Mental’: Our Most Common Online Neuroses Now Have Names

David McCandless hilarious classification of modern device-dependent, internet-obsessed mental disorders.

Once we give a problem a name, we can being to address it, right? Well, thankfully, writer/designer David McCandless, fresh off of writing his book Knowledge is Beautiful, has graciously invested the time required to identify and label the mental — sorry, “inter mental” —disorders from which so many of us suffer in this always-on, internet-obsessed, device-dependent era. Never mind that the resulting infographic he’s assembled is hilarious.


Is it okay if I have all of these problems?

(DAVID MCCANDLESS)

Apparently, McCandless views this taxonomy as an ongoing process, and he welcomes any additions you may have.

Being able to laugh at something is also a sign of healing, right? Hope so.

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