Digital stress: Adolescents' personal accounts

@article{Weinstein2016DigitalSA,
  title={Digital stress: Adolescents' personal accounts},
  author={Emily Weinstein and Robert Louis Selman},
  journal={New Media & Society},
  year={2016},
  volume={18},
  pages={391-409}
}
  • Emily Weinstein, Robert Louis Selman
  • Published in New Media & Society 2016
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • Based on a thematic content analysis of 2000 anonymous posts to the website AThinLine.org, this article explores adolescents’ personal accounts of digital stress. Six kinds of digital stressors that engender two distinctive types of digital stress are identified. Type 1 stressors—“mean and harassing personal attacks,” “public shaming and humiliation,” and “impersonation”—reflect the migration of common forms of relational hostility onto the online space and echo discussions of harassment, drama… CONTINUE READING

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