Excessive use of social media has been linked with more severe levels of depression and secondary trauma. Photo: EPA Excessive use of social media has been linked with more severe levels of depression and secondary trauma. Photo: EPA
Excessive use of social media has been linked with more severe levels of depression and secondary trauma. Photo: EPA

Pandemic: signs of depression linked to too much social media use: study

  • More than half of the participants in Wuhan survey report some level of depression
  • Take breaks from online platforms during stressful times, researchers suggest

Topic |   Coronavirus China
Excessive use of social media has been linked with more severe levels of depression and secondary trauma. Photo: EPA Excessive use of social media has been linked with more severe levels of depression and secondary trauma. Photo: EPA
Excessive use of social media has been linked with more severe levels of depression and secondary trauma. Photo: EPA
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