Research + News | Topic: Loneliness
Jan 4, 2021
Experts Say This Is What Children Need To Survive The COVID-19 Pandemic
USA TODAY spoke with experts in child development on how remote school, reduced socialization and increased screen time is affecting kids. Read the article here.
Dec 16, 2020
Online 24/7, But Totally Disconnected – New Findings On Teen Isolation During COVID-19
Interviews and diary entries from nearly 50 California teenagers reveal that they’re sleeping and exercising less and spending more time on social media and gaming. Read the article here.
Mar 17, 2020
How Social Media Affects The Mental Health Of Teenagers
Research has found that social media use can affect self-esteem, and make typical teenage pressure and bullying worse, but it can also connect isolated teens and help them find supportive networks. Read the article here.
Feb 19, 2020
Can New Snapchat Features Help Troubled Teens?
Snapchat has announced a new feature called “Here For You” that promises to “provide proactive in-app support to Snapchatters who may be experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis”. Read the article here.
Feb 11, 2020
The Saddest Part Of Sadfishing
Is this ultra-personal sharing happening in the wrong forum? Read the article here.
Dec 19, 2019
Adolescence In The Age Of Internet Porn
The role of loneliness and attachment style in teen porn use. Read the article here.
Oct 18, 2019
Why The New Instagram It Girl Spends All Her Time Alone
Loneliness is Instagram’s hottest trend. Read the article here.
May 16, 2019
How Social Networks Are Recruiting Teenage Extremists
The internet is a dangerous place for a lonely teen to be. Read the article here.
Mar 22, 2019
Teens Aren’t Socializing In The Real World, And That’s Making Them Super Lonely
A new study finds that young people are reporting loneliness in increasing numbers and at a rate outpacing that of their elderly counterparts. Read the article here.
Jan 29, 2019
Negative Experiences On Social Media Tied To Loneliness
Using social media does not appear to reduce feelings of loneliness. In fact, it can make you feel more lonely, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Health Promotion. Read the article here.