Published on 01 Sep 2021

Risk Of Depression Grows As You Spend More Time On Facebook

Her World, 1 Sep (off ST)

The more time people spend on Facebook, the higher the risk of suffering from depression, a study has found. The study by researchers at NTU of depression linked to Facebook use go on to spend even more time on the social networking site – and sink deeper into a vicious circle of depression. The findings were published last month by Assoc Prof Edson C. Tandoc Jr and research fellow Zhang Hao Goh, who are from the NTU Centre for Information Integrity and the Internet or In-Cube.