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Mental Health, Social Media and the Internet

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  • In Defense of the Internet: The Relationship between Internet Communication and Depression, Loneliness, Self-Esteem, and Perceived Social Support


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises A journal article discussing the relationship between int... (en) Archived date: 2018-07-17 https://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/handle/2027.42/63277/109493102753770552.pdf%3Bjsessionid%3D033CFECB45C479AEB6AE2516407D2049?sequence%3D1/
  • In Your Corner, Time to Change


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises A campaign run by Time To change encouraging men and youn... (en) Archived date: 2019-02-27 https://www.time-to-change.org.uk/category/blog/in-your-corner
  • Independent, The: "Anorexic girl credits Instagram recovery accounts for saving her life"


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about Instagram recovery accounts and anorexia (en) Archived date: 2018-03-06 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/anorexic-girl-instagram-eating-disorders-recovery-save-life-emelle-lewis-a8107086.html/
  • Independent, The: "Can you have a healthy relationship with your phone?"


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises The Independent article about internet, mental health and... (en) Archived date: 2018-02-27 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/features/iphone-healthy-relationship-mindfulness-netflix-youtube-criticism-mindfulness-focus-yoga-a8225851.html/
  • Independent, The: "How people document eating disorder recovery on Instagram"


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about documenting eating disorder recovery o... (en) Archived date: 2018-03-06 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/how-people-document-eating-disorder-recovery-on-instagram-a8202546.html/
  • Independent, The: "Student records recovery from anorexia on Instagram to inspire body confidence"


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about anorexia, Instagram and body confidence (en) Archived date: 2018-03-06 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/anorexia-recovery-instagram-body-confidence-eating-disorder-connie-inglis-leeds-a8194861.html/
  • Independent, The: "Water fasting diet sparks concerns amongst eating disorder specialists"


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about eating disorders and online social med... (en) Archived date: 2018-03-06 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/water-fasting-diet-eating-disorders-fad-concern-health-weight-loss-a8118736.html/
  • Independent, The: "worrying increase in promotion of anorexia on social media sites, new study finds"


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about promoting anorexia on social media sites (en) Archived date: 2018-03-06 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/anorexia-social-media-bonespiration-thinspo-bullimia-eating-disorder-instagram-twitter-a8000461.html/
  • Independent, The: Addiction soars as online gambling hits ú2bn mark


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises An article suggesting that more people could become addic... (en) Archived date: 2017-07-18 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/addiction-soars-as-online-gambling-hits-2bn-mark-8468376.html/
  • Independent, The: Body Positive Instagram Star Shares Post Explaining Why You Shouldn't Feel Bad About Indulging


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises Daily Mail: News article on body positivity and instagram (en) Archived date: 2017-06-27 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/body-positive-instagram-sara-puhto-post-indulging-not-feel-bad-weight-men-women-social-media-a7690691.html
  • Independent, The: Body Positive Instagrammer Writes Inspirational Response to Shamers


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises Independent, The: News Article on Instagram body positivity (en) Archived date: 2017-06-20 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/body-positive-instagram-bodyposipanda-megan-jayne-crabbe-response-shamers-fitspo-essex-24-year-old-a7605191.html
  • Independent, The: Confronting phobias in virtual reality can treat fear of heights, study finds


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises A news article on a study on virtual reality as a treatme... (en) Archived date: 2018-07-17 https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/virtual-reality-phobia-fear-heights-mental-health-treatment-oxford-university-lancet-a8442696.html/
  • Independent, The: Depression and Schizophrenia could be spotted using your Facebook posts and likes, study suggests


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article: Facebook and mental health (en) Archived date: 2017-06-12 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/schizophrenia-depression-risk-spotted-facebook-posts-likes-a7383381.html
  • Independent, The: Don?t listen to the moral panic, social media is good for young people?s mental health


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises Independent, The: News article about social media being g... (en) Archived date: 2017-06-27 http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/social-media-mental-health-instagram-force-for-good-a7746821.html
  • Independent, The: Huge Surge in Online Mental Health Appointments Attacked By Specialists


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises The Independent article about online mental health appoin... (en) Archived date: 2017-10-30 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/online-therapy-mental-health-help-services-webcam-appointments-increase-messenger-nhs-depression-a7626496.html/
  • Independent, The: Mental Health Awareness Week: One Woman Shares


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News Article: Facebook and mental health - One woman with... (en) Archived date: 2017-06-13 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/mental-health-awareness-week-woman-brush-hair-depression-beauty-facebook-a7725556.html
  • Independent, The: Selfitis: Obsessive taking of selfies a "serious psychological complex"


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises A news article on the impact of taking selfies on mental ... (en) Archived date: 2018-07-17 https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/selfitis-selfies-obsession-real-condition-social-media-narcissism-research-notthingham-trent-a8112066.html/
  • Independent, The: Social media is making us depressed: let's learn to turn it off


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises Independent article about social media and depression (en) Archived date: 2017-10-31 http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/social-media-is-making-us-depressed-lets-learn-to-turn-it-off-a6974526.html/
  • Independent, The: Social media is not to blame for depression in young people


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises Independent article about social media and depression wit... (en) Archived date: 2017-10-31 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/healthy-living/social-media-is-not-to-blame-for-depression-in-young-people-a7609206.html/
  • Independent, The: Users feel social media is making them ill but they still can't stop


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises Article regarding the effect that social media and techno... (en) Archived date: 2017-08-01 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/smartphone-social-media-apps-mental-health-negative-check-plugged-in-communication-technology-a7600686.html/
  • Independent, The:Moderate use of social media 'builds resilience and wellbeing in young people', report suggests


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises Article relating that 'Moderate' internet use was found t... (en) Archived date: 2017-07-04 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/social-media-wellbeing-young-people-moderate-use-report-epi-facebook-twitter-a7815316.html/
  • Independent: Facebook Researchers Acknowledge Social Media Can Be Bad For You


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about a recent press release called, Hard Qu... (en) Archived date: 2017-12-19 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/facebook-bad-for-you-health-effect-impact-researchers-admit-a8113596.html/
  • Independent: Facebook is 'destroying' society and making users feel 'vacant and empty', former exec says


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about comments made by Chamath Palihapitiya,... (en) Archived date: 2018-01-09 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/facebook-society-destroy-social-media-network-users-damage-communicate-connect-chamath-palihapitiya-a8105131.html/
  • Independent: Facebook says it is investigating how it affects the wellbeing of users after former exec says it is 'destroying' society


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about comments made by a fomer executive at ... (en) Archived date: 2018-01-09 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/facebook-users-wellbeing-mental-health-society-destroy-social-network-media-accounts-executive-a8107121.html/
  • Independent: Facebook's first president Sean Parker says app has secretly snared billions of people into using it


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about former facebook president Sean Parker ... (en) Archived date: 2018-01-09 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/facebook-sean-parker-mark-zuckerberg-instagram-secrets-why-keep-using-it-app-website-a8045816.html/
  • Independent: Gambling websites must stop appealing to children, regulators warn


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about the recent action took by the Gambling... (en) Archived date: 2017-10-31 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/online-gambling-regulators-gambling-commission-advertising-standards-agency-children-fluffy-a8014016.html/
  • Independent: Gaming disorder to be named a mental health condition for the first time


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about gaming disorder being recognised and c... (en) Archived date: 2018-01-09 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/gaming-disorder-mental-health-condition-video-games-addiction-a8121876.html/
  • Independent: Government and internet industry ?lack strategy and direction? on suicide prevention, report warns


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article that suggests the government is lacking a st... (en) Archived date: 2018-01-16 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/government-and-internet-industry-lack-strategy-and-direction-on-suicide-prevention-report-warns-a8158876.html/
  • Independent: Government should impose screen time limits for children on social media, minister suggests


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about comments made by Matt Hancock the Secr... (en) Archived date: 2018-03-21 https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/children-social-media-online-screen-time-time-limits-matt-hancock-a8249391.html/
  • Independent: How internet porn is creating a generation of men desensitised to real life sex


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about Porn-induced erectile dysfunction beco... (en) Archived date: 2017-10-31 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/love-sex/porn-sex-impact-men-health-and-desensitisation-a7449311.html/
  • Independent: Inside the community of men who have given up porn


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about porn addiction and the steps addicts h... (en) Archived date: 2017-10-31 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/love-sex/porn-free-men-community-give-up-sex-videos-masturbation-reddit-pornfree-a7713841.html/
  • Independent: Man Deletes His 18 Terabyte Porn Collection To Help Overcome Addiction


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about a man who downloaded a 18 terabytes of... (en) Archived date: 2017-10-31 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/porn-addiction-man-delete-18-terabyte-sex-videos-collection-to-help-a7893991.html/
  • Independent: One in 10 teenage girls referred to mental health and learning disability services in past year, finds NHS report


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about the growing number of young girls in E... (en) Archived date: 2017-12-05 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/teenage-girls-mental-health-learning-disability-services-referrals-10-per-cent-nhs-report-a8085306.html/
  • Independent: Porn and video game addiction leading to 'masculinity crisis', says Stanford psychologist


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article referring to statements by a leading psychol... (en) Archived date: 2017-11-01 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/porn-and-video-game-addiction-are-leading-to-masculinity-crisis-says-stanford-prison-experiment-10238211.html/
  • Independent: Smartphone addiction causes an imbalance in the brain that makes people tired and anxious, study finds.


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about recent studies that shows people who a... (en) Archived date: 2017-12-12 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/smartphone-internet-addiction-phone-imbalance-brain-anxiety-tiredness-study-research-a8084146.html/
  • Independent: Smartphone addiction: App launching across UK takes a unique approach to breaking our damaging habit


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about a new app launched in the UK that rewa... (en) Archived date: 2018-03-06 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/indyventure/smartphone-addiction-holdapp-launching-across-uk-takes-a-unique-approach-to-breaking-our-damaging-a8234011.html/
  • Independent: Social media sites are damaging children?s mental health, headteachers warn


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about school leaders calling for new social ... (en) Archived date: 2018-03-21 https://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/headteachers-social-media-children-mental-health-school-association-college-a8246456.html/
  • Independent: Teenage-Mental Crisis: Rates of Depression Have Soared In Past 25 Years


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2017-06-13 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/features/teenage-mental-health-crisis-rates-of-depression-have-soared-in-the-past-25-years-a6894676.html/
  • Independent: The Internet Can be Bad for Children's Mental Health


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises Independent article about children, internet and mental h... (en) Archived date: 2017-09-26 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/the-internet-can-be-bad-for-children-s-mental-health-9381551.html/
  • Independent: Two in five children made anxious every week when using internet, research reveals


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about a recent study carried out by the UK S... (en) Archived date: 2018-02-20 http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/safer-internet-day-schoolchildren-pupils-online-bullying-exclusion-anxious-mental-health-a8195681.html/
  • Independent:Don't tell me social media doesn't damage your health while people pay $15,000 to have their Instagram accounts verified


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about the effects of the internet and social... (en) Archived date: 2017-10-17 http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/instagram-verify-15k-social-media-facebook-mental-health-selfies-black-mirror-a7945266.html/
  • Indy100 From Independent: Pornhub proved itself to be a better source for mental health advice than Twitter


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about users of a pornographic site respondin... (en) Archived date: 2017-10-17 https://www.indy100.com/article/pornhub-mental-health-depression-anxiety-advice-twitter-viral-comments-sex-pornography-7998546/
  • International Business Times: Smartphone addiction disrupts important chemicals in your brain


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about growing concerns from the scientific c... (en) Archived date: 2017-12-12 http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/smartphone-addiction-disrupts-important-chemicals-your-brain-1649638/
  • InternetMatters: How can cyberbullying affect my child?s mental health?


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises Internet Matters page on social media bullying (en) Archived date: 2018-02-20 https://www.internetmatters.org/hub/question/impact-cyberbullying-childs-mental-health-wellbeing/
  • InternetMatters: pre-teens (11-13) Advice


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises Internet Matters pre-teen advice (en) Archived date: 2018-02-20 https://www.internetmatters.org/advice/11-13/
  • Intervoice: UK charity supporting International Hearing Voices Movement


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises UK charity supporting International Hearing Voices Movement (en) Archived date: 2018-08-29 http://www.intervoiceonline.org/about-intervoice/contact
  • Irish News, The: Ask Fiona: Porn has ruined my ability to have a relationship


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises Online news site offering advice to reader who has an add... (en) Archived date: 2017-10-31 http://www.irishnews.com/lifestyle/2017/09/25/news/ask-fiona-porn-has-ruined-my-ability-to-have-a-relationship-1140896/
  • It Gets Brighter


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises A platform that collects user made video content and feat... (en) Archived date: 2017-08-09 http://www.itgetsbrighter.org/
  • It's Okay


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises Campaign page for 'It's Okay', interactive mental health ... (en) Archived date: 2018-10-03 http://itsokay.tv/
  • Jami


    (en) Viewable only on Library premises Jami is committed to supporting people to fulfil their in... (en) Archived date: 2017-08-04 http://www.jamiuk.org/