Research is emerging about how our social media behaviors could be measured against standards for addiction. A behavioral health specialist explains.
Many of us are guilty of posting a few selfies — those photos we take of ourselves with our smartphones — on our social media accounts. But could taking and sharing too many self- images tell us something about ourselves?
Is the U.S. presidential election stressing you out? You’re not alone. More than half of Americans in a recent survey by the American Psychological Association report that the 2016 election is a very or somewhat significant source of stress.
Is social media dragging you down? A clinical psychologist offers insight into why social media can hurt your mental health and how you can minimize the impact.
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Social media may be making us more interconnected, but it’s also making us more conscious of our looks, a recent survey says. One in three facial plastic surgeons in a poll by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) reported that patients are more aware of their appearance because of social media … Read More
If you use the microblogging platform Twitter a lot, your real-life connections might be in danger. A new study says that too much tweeting can damage your intimate relationships. Researchers at the University of Missouri surveyed nearly 600 people with Twitter accounts. The participants told researchers they are on Twitter for nearly an hour a … Read More
A recent survey in the UK blames Facebook for nearly one-third of all divorces. While this may or may not be valid, more couples point to what they see on their spouse’s profile page as evidence. Scott Bea, Psy.D., a clinical psychologist in Cleveland Clinic’s Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, says, “I think social media … Read More