Description/Abstract

Ninety percent of young adults in the U.S. are on social media, with the majority using these sites at least once a day. This issue brief explores how excessive use of social media can lead to addiction, loneliness, depression, decreased self-esteem, and unfulfilling relationships.

Document Type

Issue Brief

Keywords

mental health, social media

Disciplines

Psychiatric and Mental Health | Substance Abuse and Addiction

Date

10-8-2019

Acknowledgements

The authors would like to thank Shannon Monnat for her edits and suggestions on this brief.

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

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