Monday, December 17, 2018
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Social media: 25 percent increase in such narcissistic traits

https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/lifestyle/2018/11/excessive-selfies-linked-to-increased-narcissism-study.html Those who used social media excessively, through visual postings, displayed an average 25 percent increase in such narcissistic traits over the four months of the study. This increase took many of these participants above the clinical cut-off for Narcissistic Personality Disorder, according to the measurement scale used. Narcissism is a personality characteristic

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Mental Health Foundation’s warning to social media users

https://thespinoff.co.nz/media/22-10-2018/mental-health-foundations-warning-to-social-media-users-on-jami-lee-ross/?fbclid=IwAR1SRYVHgczwhXVhCOfA7mrN5hSge52ogR5PL_AyIUHfPA46-65DCKxO3xM We’re all very good at telling people to ask for help when they’re struggling, but today we’re asking you to think about what you’re telling those same people when you’re talking about Mr Ross. Everyone who is experiencing a mental health problem deserves compassion, support and privacy. The damage done by

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Adolescents who spent more time with electronic media were generally less happy

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/media-spotlight/201804/are-smartphones-making-adolescents-less-happy Results showed that adolescents who spent more time with electronic media (smartphones, electronic games, and the Internet) were generally less happy, less satisfied with their lives, and had lower self-esteem. On the other hand, adolescents who spent more time on non-screen activities, including sports and exercise, in-personal socializing,

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Young adults using social media platforms more likely to suffer from depression

Young adults who use more social media platforms are three times more likely to suffer from depression + anxiety: https://t.co/7HTU1UM6Vj pic.twitter.com/6mjtfdkSrk — PsychCentral Pro (@PsychCentralPro) January 21, 2017 Young adults who use seven to 11 social media platforms are three times more likely to suffer from depression and anxiety than those who

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Social media may be hurting your mental health

Find yourself checking social media multiple times a day? It may be hurting your mental health: https://t.co/4cZoaXs5zy pic.twitter.com/paVCXdMtwK— Cleveland Clinic (@ClevelandClinic) January 16, 2017 1. Social media use can cause feelings of diminished self-worth On social media, people tend to show off only the best parts or moments of their lives. Dr. Bea

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When people write about experiences they remember those events much better

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/sharing-on-social-media-actually-boosts-your-memory-study-finds_us_57d1b216e4b03d2d459946b7 Memory researchers have long-known that when people write about personal experiences, reflect on them or talk about them with others, they tend to remember those events much better, notes a press release on the study by Cornell University. Researchers asked 66 Cornell undergraduates to keep a daily diary for a

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