Psychology & Psychiatry

Social media addiction linked to cyberbullying

As social media platforms like Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok and others continue to grow in popularity, adolescents are spending more of their time online navigating a complex virtual world.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Using social media to map disease

People around the world compose and send more than 500 million Tweets every day—and in the middle of a global pandemic, there's a lot to be learned from those geotags and hashtags. The massive amounts of data created by ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Teens' social media use does not raise risk for depression: study

Contrary to popular wisdom, daily social media use is not a strong or consistent risk factor for depressive symptoms among adolescents, according to a new study by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health researchers. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Six expert tips for finding good information about COVID-19

In the age of COVID-19, news articles and information about the disease, and what we should be doing to prevent its spread, are endless. But how can you tell what information is accurate, what's purely speculative and what's ...

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