The association between valence of social media experiences and depressive symptoms

Brian Primack, M. A. Bisbey, Ariel Shensa, Nicholas Bowman, S. A. Karim, Jennifer Knight, J. E. Sidani

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Abstract

Social media (SM) may confer emotional benefits via connection with others. However, epidemiologic studies suggest that overall SM is paradoxically associated with increased depressive symptoms. To better understand these findings, we examined the association between positive and negative experiences on SM and depressive symptoms.
Original languageEnglish
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StatePublished - Aug 2018

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