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Women more affected by technology than men

A study shows women feel more stressed out by devices that allow them to have constant contact with the workplace.

March 9, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Some people say BlackBerry smartphones and iPads are electronic leashes because they tie us to the office long after we've left.

But Canadian researchers found that women are feeling more stressed out than men over this 24/7 access to the workplace.

According to the study, when it comes to work interfering with family life, women feel much guiltier than men.

Experts say working mothers may need to come up with a new strategy, or set boundaries, when it comes to bringing home work at the end of the day.

The study was published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.