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Mental Health, Social Media and the Internet

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  • Huffpost: Social Networks Are Bad For Your Mental Health - Can We Design Them To Help Instead?


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin Blog about the increasing amount of evidence that social ... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-11-29 http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/david-mcdougall/social-networks-mental-health_b_18448180.html/
  • IT PRO: "Social media 'as dangerous as obesity' claims Hunt"


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin IT PRO article about dangers of social media Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2018-02-27 http://www.itpro.co.uk/social-media/30493/social-media-as-dangerous-as-obesity-claims-hunt/
  • In Defense of the Internet: The Relationship between Internet Communication and Depression, Loneliness, Self-Esteem, and Perceived Social Support


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin A journal article discussing the relationship between int... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2018-07-17 https://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/handle/2027.42/63277/109493102753770552.pdf%3Bjsessionid%3D033CFECB45C479AEB6AE2516407D2049?sequence%3D1/
  • In Your Corner, Time to Change


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin A campaign run by Time To change encouraging men and youn... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2019-02-27 https://www.time-to-change.org.uk/category/blog/in-your-corner
  • Independent, The: "Anorexic girl credits Instagram recovery accounts for saving her life"


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article about Instagram recovery accounts and anorexia Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2018-03-06 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/anorexic-girl-instagram-eating-disorders-recovery-save-life-emelle-lewis-a8107086.html/
  • Independent, The: "Can you have a healthy relationship with your phone?"


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin The Independent article about internet, mental health and... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2018-02-27 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/features/iphone-healthy-relationship-mindfulness-netflix-youtube-criticism-mindfulness-focus-yoga-a8225851.html/
  • Independent, The: "How people document eating disorder recovery on Instagram"


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article about documenting eating disorder recovery o... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2018-03-06 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/how-people-document-eating-disorder-recovery-on-instagram-a8202546.html/
  • Independent, The: "Student records recovery from anorexia on Instagram to inspire body confidence"


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article about anorexia, Instagram and body confidence Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2018-03-06 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/anorexia-recovery-instagram-body-confidence-eating-disorder-connie-inglis-leeds-a8194861.html/
  • Independent, The: "Water fasting diet sparks concerns amongst eating disorder specialists"


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article about eating disorders and online social med... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2018-03-06 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/water-fasting-diet-eating-disorders-fad-concern-health-weight-loss-a8118736.html/
  • Independent, The: "worrying increase in promotion of anorexia on social media sites, new study finds"


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article about promoting anorexia on social media sites Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2018-03-06 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/anorexia-social-media-bonespiration-thinspo-bullimia-eating-disorder-instagram-twitter-a8000461.html/
  • Independent, The: Addiction soars as online gambling hits 2bn mark


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin An article suggesting that more people could become addic... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-07-18 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/addiction-soars-as-online-gambling-hits-2bn-mark-8468376.html/
  • Independent, The: Body Positive Instagram Star Shares Post Explaining Why You Shouldn't Feel Bad About Indulging


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin Daily Mail: News article on body positivity and instagram Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-06-27 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/body-positive-instagram-sara-puhto-post-indulging-not-feel-bad-weight-men-women-social-media-a7690691.html
  • Independent, The: Body Positive Instagrammer Writes Inspirational Response to Shamers


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin Independent, The: News Article on Instagram body positivity Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-06-20 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/body-positive-instagram-bodyposipanda-megan-jayne-crabbe-response-shamers-fitspo-essex-24-year-old-a7605191.html
  • Independent, The: Confronting phobias in virtual reality can treat fear of heights, study finds


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin A news article on a study on virtual reality as a treatme... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2018-07-17 https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/virtual-reality-phobia-fear-heights-mental-health-treatment-oxford-university-lancet-a8442696.html/
  • Independent, The: Depression and Schizophrenia could be spotted using your Facebook posts and likes, study suggests


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article: Facebook and mental health Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-06-12 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/schizophrenia-depression-risk-spotted-facebook-posts-likes-a7383381.html
  • Independent, The: Don?t listen to the moral panic, social media is good for young people?s mental health


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin Independent, The: News article about social media being g... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-06-27 http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/social-media-mental-health-instagram-force-for-good-a7746821.html
  • Independent, The: Huge Surge in Online Mental Health Appointments Attacked By Specialists


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin The Independent article about online mental health appoin... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-10-30 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/online-therapy-mental-health-help-services-webcam-appointments-increase-messenger-nhs-depression-a7626496.html/
  • Independent, The: Mental Health Awareness Week: One Woman Shares


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News Article: Facebook and mental health - One woman with... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-06-13 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/mental-health-awareness-week-woman-brush-hair-depression-beauty-facebook-a7725556.html
  • Independent, The: Selfitis: Obsessive taking of selfies a "serious psychological complex"


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin A news article on the impact of taking selfies on mental ... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2018-07-17 https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/selfitis-selfies-obsession-real-condition-social-media-narcissism-research-notthingham-trent-a8112066.html/
  • Independent, The: Social media is making us depressed: let's learn to turn it off


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin Independent article about social media and depression Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-10-31 http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/social-media-is-making-us-depressed-lets-learn-to-turn-it-off-a6974526.html/
  • Independent, The: Social media is not to blame for depression in young people


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin Independent article about social media and depression wit... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-10-31 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/healthy-living/social-media-is-not-to-blame-for-depression-in-young-people-a7609206.html/
  • Independent, The: Users feel social media is making them ill but they still can't stop


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin Article regarding the effect that social media and techno... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-08-01 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/smartphone-social-media-apps-mental-health-negative-check-plugged-in-communication-technology-a7600686.html/
  • Independent, The:Moderate use of social media 'builds resilience and wellbeing in young people', report suggests


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin Article relating that 'Moderate' internet use was found t... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-07-04 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/social-media-wellbeing-young-people-moderate-use-report-epi-facebook-twitter-a7815316.html/
  • Independent: Facebook Researchers Acknowledge Social Media Can Be Bad For You


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article about a recent press release called, Hard Qu... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-12-19 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/facebook-bad-for-you-health-effect-impact-researchers-admit-a8113596.html/
  • Independent: Facebook is 'destroying' society and making users feel 'vacant and empty', former exec says


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article about comments made by Chamath Palihapitiya,... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2018-01-09 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/facebook-society-destroy-social-media-network-users-damage-communicate-connect-chamath-palihapitiya-a8105131.html/
  • Independent: Facebook says it is investigating how it affects the wellbeing of users after former exec says it is 'destroying' society


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article about comments made by a fomer executive at ... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2018-01-09 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/facebook-users-wellbeing-mental-health-society-destroy-social-network-media-accounts-executive-a8107121.html/
  • Independent: Facebook's first president Sean Parker says app has secretly snared billions of people into using it


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article about former facebook president Sean Parker ... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2018-01-09 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/facebook-sean-parker-mark-zuckerberg-instagram-secrets-why-keep-using-it-app-website-a8045816.html/
  • Independent: Gambling websites must stop appealing to children, regulators warn


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article about the recent action took by the Gambling... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-10-31 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/online-gambling-regulators-gambling-commission-advertising-standards-agency-children-fluffy-a8014016.html/
  • Independent: Gaming disorder to be named a mental health condition for the first time


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article about gaming disorder being recognised and c... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2018-01-09 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/gaming-disorder-mental-health-condition-video-games-addiction-a8121876.html/
  • Independent: Government and internet industry ?lack strategy and direction? on suicide prevention, report warns


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article that suggests the government is lacking a st... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2018-01-16 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/government-and-internet-industry-lack-strategy-and-direction-on-suicide-prevention-report-warns-a8158876.html/
  • Independent: Government should impose screen time limits for children on social media, minister suggests


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article about comments made by Matt Hancock the Secr... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2018-03-21 https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/children-social-media-online-screen-time-time-limits-matt-hancock-a8249391.html/
  • Independent: How internet porn is creating a generation of men desensitised to real life sex


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article about Porn-induced erectile dysfunction beco... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-10-31 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/love-sex/porn-sex-impact-men-health-and-desensitisation-a7449311.html/
  • Independent: Inside the community of men who have given up porn


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article about porn addiction and the steps addicts h... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-10-31 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/love-sex/porn-free-men-community-give-up-sex-videos-masturbation-reddit-pornfree-a7713841.html/
  • Independent: Man Deletes His 18 Terabyte Porn Collection To Help Overcome Addiction


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article about a man who downloaded a 18 terabytes of... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-10-31 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/porn-addiction-man-delete-18-terabyte-sex-videos-collection-to-help-a7893991.html/
  • Independent: One in 10 teenage girls referred to mental health and learning disability services in past year, finds NHS report


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article about the growing number of young girls in E... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-12-05 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/teenage-girls-mental-health-learning-disability-services-referrals-10-per-cent-nhs-report-a8085306.html/
  • Independent: Porn and video game addiction leading to 'masculinity crisis', says Stanford psychologist


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article referring to statements by a leading psychol... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-11-01 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/porn-and-video-game-addiction-are-leading-to-masculinity-crisis-says-stanford-prison-experiment-10238211.html/
  • Independent: Smartphone addiction causes an imbalance in the brain that makes people tired and anxious, study finds.


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article about recent studies that shows people who a... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-12-12 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/smartphone-internet-addiction-phone-imbalance-brain-anxiety-tiredness-study-research-a8084146.html/
  • Independent: Smartphone addiction: App launching across UK takes a unique approach to breaking our damaging habit


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article about a new app launched in the UK that rewa... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2018-03-06 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/indyventure/smartphone-addiction-holdapp-launching-across-uk-takes-a-unique-approach-to-breaking-our-damaging-a8234011.html/
  • Independent: Social media sites are damaging children?s mental health, headteachers warn


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article about school leaders calling for new social ... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2018-03-21 https://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/headteachers-social-media-children-mental-health-school-association-college-a8246456.html/
  • Independent: Teenage-Mental Crisis: Rates of Depression Have Soared In Past 25 Years


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-06-13 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/features/teenage-mental-health-crisis-rates-of-depression-have-soared-in-the-past-25-years-a6894676.html/
  • Independent: The Internet Can be Bad for Children's Mental Health


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin Independent article about children, internet and mental h... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-09-26 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/the-internet-can-be-bad-for-children-s-mental-health-9381551.html/
  • Independent: Two in five children made anxious every week when using internet, research reveals


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article about a recent study carried out by the UK S... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2018-02-20 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/safer-internet-day-schoolchildren-pupils-online-bullying-exclusion-anxious-mental-health-a8195681.html/
  • Independent:Don't tell me social media doesn't damage your health while people pay $15,000 to have their Instagram accounts verified


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article about the effects of the internet and social... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-10-17 http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/instagram-verify-15k-social-media-facebook-mental-health-selfies-black-mirror-a7945266.html/
  • Indy100 From Independent: Pornhub proved itself to be a better source for mental health advice than Twitter


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article about users of a pornographic site respondin... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-10-17 https://www.indy100.com/article/pornhub-mental-health-depression-anxiety-advice-twitter-viral-comments-sex-pornography-7998546/
  • International Business Times: Smartphone addiction disrupts important chemicals in your brain


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin News article about growing concerns from the scientific c... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-12-12 http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/smartphone-addiction-disrupts-important-chemicals-your-brain-1649638/
  • InternetMatters: How can cyberbullying affect my child?s mental health?


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin Internet Matters page on social media bullying Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2018-02-20 https://www.internetmatters.org/hub/question/impact-cyberbullying-childs-mental-health-wellbeing/
  • InternetMatters: pre-teens (11-13) Advice


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin Internet Matters pre-teen advice Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2018-02-20 https://www.internetmatters.org/advice/11-13/
  • Intervoice: UK charity supporting International Hearing Voices Movement


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin UK charity supporting International Hearing Voices Movement Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2018-08-29 http://www.intervoiceonline.org/about-intervoice/contact
  • Irish News, The: Ask Fiona: Porn has ruined my ability to have a relationship


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin Online news site offering advice to reader who has an add... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-10-31 http://www.irishnews.com/lifestyle/2017/09/25/news/ask-fiona-porn-has-ruined-my-ability-to-have-a-relationship-1140896/
  • It Gets Brighter


    Ri fhaicinn ann an Leabharlannan a-mhin A platform that collects user made video content and feat... Ceann-latha air an deach a chur dhan tasglann: 2017-08-09 http://www.itgetsbrighter.org/