Als ik dit artikel in Business Week, The Recession: My Facebook, My Therapist, lees dan zou ik blij moeten zijn met de huidige crisis;-)
"Typically, people are loath to publicize bad news. "When someone is initially laid off their inclination is to avoid being in social environments," says Marlin Potash, a New York psychiatrist who counsels workers exiting senior positions, primarily from the financial and media industries. But that behavior can heighten anxiety or worsen depression, she says. Potash recommends that some clients use social networking sites because they provide a kind of "halfway house" between comfort and social immersion."