Social Media and Youth Well-Being

Would restricting children's access improve mental health?

  • By:Sarah Glazer
  • Content Type: Report
  • Publisher: CQ Press
    • Publication year: 2023
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Headlines about teens' disturbing encounters on social media, alongside rising rates of teen depression and suicide, are being cited by lawmakers as reasons to impose age limits on social media use. However, researchers are divided over whether the platforms are a significant cause of kids' mental health issues. Five ...

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