Too much time on social media can increase symptoms of depression among teens, study suggests

Source: CTV

Spending too much time on social media or watching television is linked to increased symptoms of depression among teens, a new study suggests.

Researchers conducted a four-year study of more than 3,800 adolescents between Grades 7 and 11 in the Montreal area.

The findings, published in JAMA Pediatrics on Monday, indicate that the longer young people spent on social media or watching TV, their risk of depression increased.

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