Do at-risk adolescents show depressive symptoms on social media?

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New Delhi, May 07 (ANI): At-risk adolescents are less likely to exhibit depressive symptoms on social media as they age, finds a study. The research suggests that adolescents with depression may feel less denounced describing depressed mood on social media than previously hypothesized. Social media use can provide important information on the mental health of adolescents, including the descriptions of their experiences. The purpose of this study was to analyze the patterns of social media posting describing depressive symptoms among an at-risk cohort of adolescents at two time points.

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