Social Media Usage Linked to Depression Symptoms

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

 

Parents, listen to this: do you have any idea how much time your children spend scrolling through social media? Well, turns out that spending too much time on social media and watching more TV, have been linked to symptoms of depression in middle and high school students.

 

That information comes from a study of 7th through 11th grade students over a period of four years.  And listen to this, for every additional hour kids spent on social media or watching TV, their depression symptoms got worse. 

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