Study Says FB Can Lead To Psychological Disorders
August 8, 2011 by staff
Study Says FB Can Lead To Psychological Disorders, Teens spend more time on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter are prone to develop narcissistic tendencies, psychological problems and anti social behavior, according to a study.
Larry Rosen, professor of psychology at California State University conducted a study to observe the impact of media on human interaction and says that excessive use of daily media and technology has a negative effect on health of all children; tweens and teens are susceptible to anxiety, depression and other psychological disorders.
Symptoms of these effects would be: Increased absence from school and the likelihood of developing stomach aches, sleep problems, anxiety and depression in teens ‘overdose’ of technology on a daily basis, including Facebook and video games;
The lower grades of middle school, high school and college students to check Facebook at least once during a study period of 15 minutes;
The lower retention rates of students who read more frequently open Facebook on their computers during the study period of 15 minutes.
In a previous report by Baroness Greenfield, professor of pharmacology at Oxford University, suggests the excessive use of social networking sites are becoming obsessed people, craving for attention like a child saying, “Look, Mom I have done this. ”
She believes that the excessive use of social networking platforms and video games can “rewire” the brain.
However, Rosen’s research also points to a positive impact they can have social networks – Young adults who spend more time on Facebook are better at showing “empathy virtual” friends online.
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