The Role of Online Social Networking on Emotional Functioning in a Sample of Iranian Adolescents and Young Adults

  title={The Role of Online Social Networking on Emotional Functioning in a Sample of Iranian Adolescents and Young Adults},
  author={Siamak Khodarahimi and Rayhan Fathi},
  journal={Journal of Technology in Human Services},
  pages={120 - 134}
ABSTRACT The role of online social messaging applications on perceived stress, anxiety, and depression in relation to the moderating influence of age and gender in an Iranian sample was investigated in this study. A demographic questionnaire, the Perceived Stress Scale (PSS), the Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI), and the Beck Depression Inventory II (BDI-II) were utilized in the present research. The resulting data indicated that social networking nonusers had significantly lower levels of anxiety… 
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