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Screen Time Linked to Depression in Teens, Study Says

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Screen time on devices makes depression more likely, study finds

Taking a selfie is like second nature for today's youth. But their connections with social media may be skewing their view of their world.

Being a teenager is tough already -- is too much screen time making it tougher?

A new study shows frequent social media use and television viewing is linked to depression in teens.

Previous research has revealed increased rates of depression among teenagers, but researchers at the University of Montreal wanted to determine whether increased screen time could help explain the rise.

To find out more and read the original article by Eden David from ABC News click here.


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