Social media break 'improves mental health'

Researchers from the University of Bath have reported that taking just one week off social media improved individuals' overall level of well-being as well as reduced symptoms of depression and anxiety. "We know that social media usage is huge and that there are increasing concerns about its mental health effects, so with this study, we wanted to see whether simply asking people to take a week's break could yield mental health benefits. Many of our participants reported positive effects from being off social media...”

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