Week 3 SM and Mental Health.docx - The purpose of this article is to show the relationship between psychological stress in adolescence and social media

Week 3 SM and Mental Health.docx - The purpose of this...

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The purpose of this article is to show the relationship between psychological stress in adolescence and social media use. Adolescents who experience high levels of distress (depression) are more likely to be frequent users of social media (Radovic, Gmelin, Stein, & Miller, 2017). The sample of this study was put through an interview process. The participants were all diagnosed with depression, and the researchers evaluated how the participants used social media to deal with their depressive symptoms and everyday living. The limitations of this study are that the interviewer and the researchers could not witness the claims that the participants have discussed during the interview. The information the participants told the researchers could not be truthful. For a positive influence, they reported using social media to find other people that are like them and have similar motives. They will reach out to support groups and express their emotions for
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