Rise in teen suicide, social media coincide; is there link?

Increased time spent in front of a screen—in the form of computers, cell phones and tablets—might have contributed to an uptick in symptoms of depression and suicide-related behaviors and thoughts in American young people, especially girls, according to a new study by San Diego State University professor of psychology Jean Twenge. The findings point to the need for parents to monitor how much time their children are spending in front of media screens.

Rise in teen suicide, social media coincide; is there link?

An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new analysis suggests there may be a link.

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Medical Xpress

Rise in teen suicide, social media coincide; is there link?, Tue 14 Nov 17 from AP

Rise in teen suicide, social media coincide; is there link?, Tue 14 Nov 17 from AP

Screen time might boost depression, suicide behaviors in teens

Increased time spent in front of a screen—in the form of computers, cell phones and tablets—might have contributed to an uptick in symptoms of depression and suicide-related behaviors and thoughts ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Medical Xpress

Screen time might boost depression, suicide behaviors in teens, Tue 14 Nov 17 from ScienceDaily

Screen time might boost depression, suicide behaviors in teens, Tue 14 Nov 17 from Eurekalert

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