Intense social media use triggers depression

Intense social media use triggers depression

Marmara University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Lecturer prof. Dr. Kemal Sayar made various statements about the use of social media.

According to the news of AA Sayar; He said that those who have a genetic condition in the family, those who were exposed to childhood trauma, and those who look at the empty half of the glass are at risk for depression.

Sayar stated that social media addiction can also cause depression. “Social media exacerbates people’s loneliness. We think we are comforting ourselves on social media. But when we get into difficult times, we realize that there is no real friendship there.”

“We spend more time for liking”

Social media also exacerbates narcissism in people. We all want to be admired and applauded. This traps people in a strange circle. We spend more time on social media to get more likes. The more time you spend, the more you distance yourself from people.

As a result, people can become depressed. There are publications about social media addiction causing depression. That’s why we always recommend using it judiciously.” said.

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Sayar stated that there has been an increase in the number of people with social media and game addictions, especially after the epidemic, and stated that they almost forcibly removed the children from the screen.

“Depression treatment developed”

Sayar stated that new methods have been developed for the treatment of depression. “We haven’t had a breakthrough for the treatment of depression in a very long time. Now several treatments have been developed.” he said.

Sayar stated that they have achieved successful results in the treatment of depression with effective drug treatment and psychotherapy methods, and that the combination of the two treatments provides much more effectiveness.

Sayar underlined that those with ailments can apply to hospitals and psychiatrists. “People with this type of disorder will be more helpful if they turn to proven psychotherapy methods and biological treatments instead of turning to trendy trends that have not been scientifically proven to be effective, such as ‘subliminal cleansing or family syntax therapies’.” he concluded his speech.

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