Concerns Regarding Social Media and Health Issues in Adolescents and Young Adults

Source: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Date Published: 2016

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This article provides information for clinicians and other providers about potential benefits and risks of social media use among adolescents. Among the risks are included: cyberbullying, internet addiction, sleep deprivation, digital footprint, sexting, pornography, and internet dating.

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