Sunday, January 29, 2023

Tag: social media and mental health

Autistic People Are Breaking Stereotypes And Connecting Online

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From BESE: While several recent articles and blogs have argued that social media can have a negative impact on our mental health, many members of the...

Our Obsession with Wealth and Youth is Making Us Insane

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In this interview for Broadly, Lauren Greenfield speaks about her new documentary, "Generation Wealth," which takes a sobering look at our societal addiction to the...

A Likely Culprit for Teen Mental Health Deterioration

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From The Conversation: In the five years between 2010 and 2015, U.S. teens' mental health greatly deteriorated. The sudden ascendance of the smartphone is most...

Instagram Worst App for Young People’s Mental Health

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From CNN: A British study found that Instagram has a negative effect on young people's mental health, especially on young women's body image. The Royal...

“Instagram Launches New Tool to Offer Mental Health Support”

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“Instagram is launching a new tool that allows users to anonymously flag posts about self-harm or other mental health issues. Once a picture is flagged,...

“Study Links Mobile Device Addiction to Depression and Anxiety”

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A study published in the journal Computers in Human Behavior found that addictions to mobile devices are linked to anxiety and depression in college students....

“Taking Media Out of Social Occasions”

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“Social media’s link to jealousy and depression is well-chronicled,” Kara Baskin writes in the Boston Globe, “and the recent holidays — when all sorts of unsavory emotions bubble forth anyway — amplify it.”