Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-P col-00004031
Title: Social media and anxiety – A survey
Category: Pharmaceutics
Section: Research Article
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    Aim: The aim of the study was to determine whether there is a relationship between social media and anxiety. Materials and Methods: A self-administered questionnaire was designed based on social media usage and anxiety. The questionnaire was distributed through online link. The study population included 100 individuals belonging to 17–25 age groups. The participants were explained about the purpose of the study. The questions were carefully studied and the corresponding answers were marked by them. The data were collected and statistically analyzed. Results: From the study, it is observed that many participants use multiple social media sites and for increased time. It is also seen that they get anxious when not able to view these sites which shows the relation increased social media usage has on anxiety. Conclusion: This study concludes that social media and anxiety have a correlation. Addictiveness to social media has increased and has a significant effect on mental health to a great extent.

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    Author(s) Name:

    Faazila Fathima, V. Vishnu Priya*, R. Gayathri

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    Department of  Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: V. Vishnu Priya, Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Author:

    Faazila Fathima, V. Vishnu Priya*, R. Gayathri

    Title:Social media and anxiety – A survey
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):12 (September )
    Year:2019
    Page No: (1841-1844)
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    Methodology:Anxiety, Correlation, Mental health, A self-administered questionnaire based survey
    Research Materials:Social media

Keywords

Anxiety Correlation Mental health Social media

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