Social Media Addiction Might Increase Mental Health Problems – Experts Warn – thetowerpost.com

Social Media Addiction Might Increase Mental Health Problems – Experts Warn

From thetowerpost.com
2021-08-31 13:16:14

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Health experts have warned youths and all internet users to avoid too much addition to social media platforms saying that it might increase the risk of mental health problems and might compromise one’s well-being more generally.

The experts gave their views during a panel discussion at the sixth edition of the Uganda Social Media Conference held from 25th to 27th August 2021.

Dr Benedict Akimana, a psychiatrist at Butabika Hospital said the situation in Uganda has been worsened by the Covid-19 pandemic and the economic lockdown that followed – sending many youths into depression.

 

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