Association of Facebook Use With Compromised Well-Being: A Longitudinal Study

  title={Association of Facebook Use With Compromised Well-Being: A Longitudinal Study},
  author={H. Shakya and N. Christakis},
  journal={American Journal of Epidemiology},
  • H. Shakya, N. Christakis
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • American Journal of Epidemiology
  • Face-to-face social interactions enhance well-being. [...] Key Method We used 3 waves (2013, 2014, and 2015) of data from 5,208 subjects in the nationally representative Gallup Panel Social Network Study survey, including social network measures, in combination with objective measures of Facebook use. We investigated the associations of Facebook activity and real-world social network activity with self-reported physical health, self-reported mental health, self-reported life satisfaction, and body mass index…Expand Abstract
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