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Excessive Social Media Use Fuels Depression, Study Finds

New research, while no surprise, is the first to examine the link over time

Young adults who spend more than five hours a day engaging with social media are 2.8 times as likely to become depressed within six months compared to those who limit their use to less than two hours, new research finds.

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Robert Roy Britt

Robert Roy Britt

Health & science writer. Independent journalist covering physical health & mental wellness. My new book, “Make Sleep Your Superpower,” is coming Nov. 1.