Spending Much Time On Facebook Results In Depression In Girls

Posted on Mar 30 2012 - 10:55am by CONTRIBUTOR

Editor’s Note: Guest Author Pratibha is a technology enthusiast interested in analysing and reporting about different technologies.

Dr. Leonard Sax U.S. psychologist considers teenage girls who engage excessively a lot time on Facebook are more expected to be dispirited. Moreover, the total number of Facebook friends they have can also be a big risk issue for depression. Dr. Sax deems this fussy risk is greater with girls as compare to boys.

“Girls post the happy things and they turn the camera on themselves so it’s ‘look here at what I’m doing,’” Dr. Sax told AdelaideNow. “Then they look at all the other girls’ Facebook pages, look at them being happy and think ‘my life sucks, look at all the things those girls are doing and how much fun they’re having.’ The problem is she is spending all this time on her presence on Facebook and not nurturing strong friendships because Facebook prioritizes acquaintances. Many girls now say they don’t have one or two best friends; they have 12, 15, and 20. They are losing the skills to nurture close friendships.”

Teenage girls faultily evaluate their lives with what they see on the computer screen, they effort to understand that people intentionally make themselves appear excellent on social networks like Facebook

Parents should bind how long their daughters use up on Facebook to 20 or 30 minutes suggests by Dr. Sax.  He said parents should be attentive of all the activities their children do online and children should also be aware of that their parents’ necessitate knowing the whole thing.

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