Psychology & Psychiatry

How stress leads to Facebook addiction

Friends on social media such as Facebook can be a great source of comfort during periods of stress. However, if they don't receive any support offline, stressed users are at risk of developing a pathological dependence on ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to keep your kids safe from cyberbullying

(HealthDay)—No type of bullying is acceptable, but cyberbullying can be harder for parents to spot because it takes place via cellphone, computer or tablet, often through social media.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Online social networks can help fight social anxiety

Ever since online social networks were first created, people have wondered why they're popular and how they affect users. Researchers, practitioners and social commentators have expressed concern that they reduce more meaningful ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How social networking keeps people healthy

Have you ever wanted to tell someone about a tough day at work or scary medical news, but felt nervous about calling a friend to share what's going on?

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