Negativity On Facebook May Increase Odds Of Depression In Young People

HealthDay (9/15, Preidt) reports, “Negative experiences on Facebook can increase the odds of depression in young people,” researchers found after surveying “264 study participants.” Researchers found “the risk of depressive symptoms was 3.2 times higher among those who had any negative Facebook experiences compared with those who had not.” The findings were published online Aug. 18 in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

Related Links:

— “Facebook Bullying Can Cause Depression,” Robert Preidt, HealthDay, September 15, 2016.

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