What effect can social networks have on the mental health of younger generations? While some of the consequences of inappropriate social media use on the physical health of children are now known, it is difficult to assess the damage they can have on well-being and self-esteem.
This, however, is what worries more and more parents, some of whom are starting to feel overwhelmed by the phenomenon, as revealed by a new study conducted in the United States.
Widely considered to be one of the major public health issues of our times, along with sedentary lifestyles, mental health is currently the focus of much scientific research, as well as new prevention strategies.
This is especially the case when it comes to the mental health of children and adolescents, which has deteriorated considerably since the Covid-19 pandemic.
In fact, one in seven young people aged 10 to 19 (14%) experience mental