What’s the Connection Between Social Media and Depression?
Depressive Disorders

What’s the Connection Between Social Media and Depression?

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and other social networking sites are great ways to connect with others, see what is going on in the world, and, well, kill some time.  They might seem like obvious sources of overwhelming joy—baby announcements, rekindled friendships, adorable pictures of kittens!  However, new research suggests a link between …

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References
  1. Primack, Brian A. (2016, September). Email interview.
  2. Sidani, J. E., Shensa, A., Radovic, A., Miller, E., Colditz, J. B., Hoffman, B. L., … & Primack, B. A. (2016). Association between social media use and depression among US young adults. Depression and anxiety, 33(4), 323-331.
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