Having Fun on Facebook?: Mothers’ Enjoyment as a Moderator of Mental Health and Facebook Use

  title={Having Fun on Facebook?: Mothers’ Enjoyment as a Moderator of Mental Health and Facebook Use},
  author={Renee Kaufmann and Marjorie M. Buckner and Andrew M. Ledbetter},
  journal={Health Communication},
  pages={1014 - 1023}
ABSTRACT This study reports results of a study that examined the extent to which contextual factors (i.e., income level and number of children) might predict a mother’s mental health quality, which, in turn, may predict level of engagement with Facebook. Results supported this model, finding that mothers with more children and lower income possess lower mental health quality, and lower mental health quality predicted more frequent Facebook use. However, this pattern was qualified by a mother’s… 
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