Episode 20: The Effects of Social Media on Mental Health – Part 2

Episode 20: The Effects of Social Media on Mental Health – Part 2

Assessment, Treatment
On today's episode, we are discussing the second part of a two-part series on the effects of social media use on mental health, specifically with regards to anxiety and mood disorders. Click here to catch up on the first part. Today's episode will cover some of the negative potential effects on mental health that can be seen from social media use, as well as what the clinical recommendations are for clinicians in providing advice and education to their patients on healthy social media use behaviors. References “Alcohol Facts and Statistics.” National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Aug. 2018, www.niaaa.nih.gov/alcohol-health/overview-alcohol-consumption/alcohol-facts-and-statistics. “Demographics of Social Media Users and Adoption in the United States.” Social Media Fact Sheet, Pew Research Center, 5 Feb. 2018, www.pewinternet.org/fact-sheet/social-media/. “Yahoo…
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