Study finds that social media use is significantly associated with increased depression

by Parent Co. May 18, 2016

Social media use was significantly associated with increased depression. Given the proliferation of SM, identifying the mechanisms and direction of this association is critical for informing interventions that address SM use and depression.
Source: Depress Anxiety. 2016 Apr;33(4):323-31. doi: 10.1002/da.22466. Epub 2016 Jan 19.


Parent Co.

Author



Also in Conversations

Seven Ways to Help Your Child Find Genuine Joy During Times of Uncertainty
Seven Ways to Help Your Child Find Genuine Joy During Times of Uncertainty

by Parent Co. December 06, 2020

When times of uncertainty hit, it can throw you and your family’s life off-balance. For example, life amid the current pandemic isn’t easy.

Continue Reading

Children jumping on a sofa
Which Type of Exercise Best Improves Kids' Moods, According to Study

by Parent Co. January 12, 2020

Parents often feel overwhelmed by trying to schedule in exercise because of time constraints and child willingness. A new study can help with the guesswork.

Continue Reading

Boy sitting on a shoulder by holding US flag
It's Time to Reverse the Bucket List

by Parent Co. December 15, 2019

Let's dump out all the accomplishments of the previous year into one long pat-me-on-the-back list to appreciate.

Continue Reading