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Psychology Today: Social Media Use and Poor Health

Phil Reed D. Phil.

Feb 23, 2023

The influence of social media on health and lifestyle.

Several recent studies have shown that high levels of social media use can negatively impact physical health.

  • Evidence suggests that social media can damage psychological welfare and physical functioning if its use is taken too far.

  • In one study, the group asked to reduce their social media use had an average 15 percent improvement in immune function.

Read more in Psychology Today.

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