They had an unprecedented incidence and caused some to think that it was impossible to do without them. For 20 years, they are increasingly present in our lives. What are we talking about? A recent study has shown that they are more dependent on cigarette and alcohol and have a profound impact on our health, especially on mental health.
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Youtube: social networks have revolutionized the way we connect each other; thousands of young people create anxiety and depression disorders and become a great source of addiction.
The Royal Public Health Association's (RSPH) ğ State of the Mind da study explains that although these platforms offer great opportunities for innovation, learning and creativity, they are out of touch with the reality, it explains Sputnik. At the beginning of 2017, RSPH conducted a survey of 1,479 users aged 14 to 24, asking for the most popular social networking platforms. The purpose of the survey was to discover what impact it had on health and well-being.
Among the findings, one out of four people across the globe is using a social network: platforms that create more dependence than cigarettes and alcohol. The study shows that 91% of young people between 16 and 24 years of age use the Internet to navigate social networks only, and that their use is associated with higher anxiety, depression, and lack of sleep. This life expectancy is very important for the emotional and psychosocial development of the individual.
In the mid-2000s social networks have become enormous and revolutionized the way people communicate and share information. The rates of anxiety and depression in adolescents have increased by 70% in the last 25 years. In contrast, cyberbullying is a growing problem: seven out of 10 young people have been victims.
In addition, one of the problems that bothers social networking users is the Inst Instagram platform platform, a ın comparison platform lard for users of Instagram. Instagram, one of the most popular social networking platforms, has proven to have the most negative impact on the mental health of its users. While YouTube is considered the most positive effect.
The study also concluded that social networks are the cause of problems such as le FOMO var (fear of disappearance, English abbreviation) and presented as an area to experience a social life. Lar But when used more often, the comparison syndrome is more likely to become active in an individual, and users are likely to start creating false and idealistic lives. Esi This may lead to mental health problems and users, such as anxiety and depression. due to discomfort or sorrow they may be completely broken and may become asocial, "he writes.