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Updated: Nov 24, 2023

“One of the reasons why time spent on SNS (Social Networking Sites) may be associated with depressive symptoms is the fact that computer-mediated communication may lead to the altered (and often wrong) impression of the physical and personality traits of other users. This may lead to incorrect conclusions regarding physical appearance, educational level, intelligence, moral integrity, as well as many other characteristics of online friends. Social media users may perceive others as happier and more successful which does not necessarily result in depression. However, in individuals who already have certain depressive predispositions as well as other psychiatric comorbidities, this may further negatively impact mental health.” ~Excerpt from an article written by Igor Pantic, MD, PhD / Online Social Networking and Mental Health/ National Library of Medicine Stay gracious, Linda Joy Mattson, Author (rosemattjoy)
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