SOCIAL MEDIA AND MENTAL HEALTH

1Dr. Kuldeep Siwach, Dr.Meenakshi K Singh

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Abstract:

Social media, communally has become the mental food for human-mind. All through the past decade, online social networking has precipitated profound changes in the manner humans communicate, consume and engage. Several researches have directed that the extended use of social networking which includes Facebook, twitter, Whatsapp can be related to indications and symptoms of melancholy. Several studies have established a solid association between substantial social media usage and an amplified risk for sadness, unhappiness, apprehension, lonesomeness, and even suicidal thoughts. In addition, a few authors have indicated that certain social networks sites sport is probably associated with low vanity, especially in children and teens. The present paper with the help of primary and secondary data is trying to excavate that the excessive use of social media put negative effects on the mental health of the operative user. Present study was an attempt to examine the association Social media consumption and mental construction among the youth. Furthermore to quantify the responses from the sample of 100 active social media users’ college students were scanned. Upshots revealed a substantial negative association between excessive usage and mental state.

Keywords:

Social media, mental health, Facebook, Addiction, Depression.

Paper Details
Month4
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 5
Pages7868-7873

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