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Thi Minh Hieu Nguyen - Esther - 890227 ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY Cain, Jeff1, [email protected] “It’s Time to Confront Student Mental Health Issues Associated with Smartphones and Social Media.” American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education , vol. 82, no. 7, Sept. 2018, pp. 738–741. EBSCOhost , ezproxy.lakeheadu.ca/login? url=? direct=true&db=eue&AN=132137452&site=eds- live&scope=site . The article assesses the currently growing dilemma of students’ using social media correlated with their mental health. The data provided from The American College Health Association clarifies about the starling number of both graduate and undergraduate students responding to the survey as feeling extremely hopeless, lonely and depressed. There are many factors could be responsible for the crisis such as financial pressure, family and personal problems but recent studies have indicated one major reason which could be considered as a new drug: the overuse of smartphones and social media.
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The author analyzes that the growth of using smartphones and social media is directly proportional to the negatively effects of depression and anxiety on students’ mental health. The young generation has substituted face-to-face conversations with online friendships in which the emotions are nearly abandoned. Many threats has come from these virtual relationships, the most prominent problem could be violent words from communicating battles between users. Another reason leads to the addiction of smartphones and social media could be “FOMO”- “fear of missing out” which make people feel that they may lack of valuable experiments if absent. People tend to compare themselves with others life on social media with inferior and unfavourable feelings , which contributes a lot to envy and unhappiness. Moreover, the “attention economy” in which profits
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