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Depression

05 October 2010

Internet use triggers depression

Teens with unhealthy online habits may be at greater risk of depression, new findings suggest, raising questions of whether internet use might trigger mental health problems later.

Teenagers with unhealthy online habits may be at greater risk of depression, new findings from China hint.
 

Among the 1,041 students who had no signs of anxiety and depression at the outset, those who reported "unhealthy" internet use were two and a half times as likely to have symptoms of depression at the second evaluation.
 

 

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