New studies found that regular YouTube users have more tendency to experience levels of loneliness, anxiety, and depression.

Frequent YouTube usage and its connection to poor mental health urges discussions on young adults social media usage, its severe effects, and methods to aid self-control.

Given the increasing screen time and social media addiction among young adults, will the trending “digital detox” solve the problem?

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Produced By: Heidi Benford

Featured In Story: Dr Luke Balcombe – School of Applied Psychology and AISRAP – Griffith University

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 9 August 2023