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COVID-19: Take time to disengage

Psychologists share their 5 top tips for nurturing your mental health and giving yourself grace.

Cyberbullying worsens teen struggles

In vulnerable youngsters, text messaging and social media can lead to interactions that heighten depression and PTSD.

Live and age better with others

Good relationships don’t just protect our bodies but also our brains. The people most satisfied in their relationships at age 50 are the healthiest at age 80.

Social? Go for quality—not quantity

A new study suggests older adults gain much well-being from their small number of social connections.

Sticks and stones and … social media?

Bullying has been a reality for generations of youngsters—but today's youth are exposed to a particularly vicious strain, worsened by social media.

The cost of connectivity?

Medical researchers have found that heavy users of social media have significantly higher odds of depression.

Snubbed on social media?

If so, your depression risk may rise.

Too much social media may harm a woman’s body image

Such sites often put false images in your field of vision, whether you opt for them or not.

Tech sabotages teens’ sleep

Avoid becoming a zombie by leaving smartphones outside the bedroom, and establishing limits of use.

Stop the cycle of bullying

Learn the telltale signs of harassment — and what to do about it — with these 3 big questions.

Study: ‘Phantom’ phone vibrations affect 9 in 10

Constantly checking your phone can heighten stress and lower productivity—especially if you're a young person.

If you can’t stay off social media, maybe it’s in your genes

DNA differences substantially influence how individuals interact with the media.

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