Altered markers of stress in depressed adolescents after acute social media use.

  title={Altered markers of stress in depressed adolescents after acute social media use.},
  author={Reem M A Shafi and P. Nakonezny and K. Miller and Jinal Desai and Ammar G. Almorsy and Anna Ligęzka and Brooke Morath and M. Romanowicz and P. Croarkin},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric research},
Social media use (SMU) is an inherent element in the daily life and neurodevelopment of adolescents, but broad concerns exist regarding the untoward effects of social media on adolescents. We conducted a prospective, cross-sectional study that sought to examine the acute effects of SMU on clinical measures and biomarkers of stress in healthy and depressed adolescents. After at least 24 h of abstinence from social media, depressed adolescents (n = 30) and healthy control adolescents (n = 30… Expand
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