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Social Behavior and Mental Health: A Snapshot Survey under COVID-19 Pandemic [article]

Sahraoui Dhelim, Liming Luke Chen, Huansheng Ning, Sajal K Das, Chris Nugent, Devin Burns, Gerard Leavey, Dirk Pesch, Eleanor Bantry-White
2021 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we survey the literature of social media analysis for mental disorders detection, with a special focus on the studies conducted in the context of COVID-19 during 2020-2021.  ...  Online social media provides a channel for monitoring people's social behaviors and their mental distress.  ...  Instagram photos incorporate a variety of features that can be analyzed for mental state assessment.  ... 
arXiv:2105.08165v1 fatcat:s6kfnft73zbkvoqbtfqmg7xtlu

What Media Helps, What Media Hurts: A Mixed Methods Survey Study of Coping with COVID-19 Using the Media Repertoire Framework and the Appraisal Theory of Stress (Preprint)

Amber Pahayahay, Najmeh Khalili-Mahani
2020 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
Using a media-repertoires method, we asked questions about preferences, changes in usage, and personal appraisal of media experiences (approach, avoid, ignore) as a result of the COVID10 pandemic and investigated  ...  Based on Lazarus's transactional model of appraisal and coping, and building on an earlier similar survey, we hypothesized that individual differences in the appraisal of media predicted variations in  ...  Acknowledgments This study is supported by PERFORM Centre (Concordia University's Office of Research) support to Media Health Lab.  ... 
doi:10.2196/20186 pmid:32701459 fatcat:npoq62sivfarhf3p6cdhkopeey

Barriers to Office-Based Mental Health Care and Interest in E-Communication With Providers: A Survey Study

Minnie Rai, Simone N Vigod, Jennifer M Hensel
2016 JMIR Mental Health  
Methods: We conducted a survey in the waiting room of our outpatient mental health program located in an urban, academic ambulatory hospital.  ...  The survey assessed (1) age, mobile phone ownership, and general e-communication usage, (2) barriers to attending office-based appointments, (3) preferences for, and interest in, e-communication for mental  ...  of the survey.  ... 
doi:10.2196/mental.6068 pmid:27480108 pmcid:PMC4985609 fatcat:bbtfpxrb35d2xnsotuoa5a3bh4

Examining the Associations Between Online Interactions and Momentary Affect in Depressed Adolescents

Summer H. Moukalled, David S. Bickham, Michael Rich
2021 Frontiers in Human Dynamics  
The aim of this study was to determine whether online interactions are associated with users' affective states.  ...  Our findings highlight the heterogeneity of depressed adolescents' online interactions and suggest that their affective experience varies depending on the nature of the relationships they have with those  ...  Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States: Results from the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health .  ... 
doi:10.3389/fhumd.2021.624727 fatcat:b5huum5r75bhzmregncwuiptku

Recruitment of Participants and Delivery of Online Mental Health Resources for Depressed Individuals Using Tumblr: Pilot Randomized Control Trial

Erin Kelleher, Megan Moreno, Megan Pumper Wilt
2018 JMIR Research Protocols  
Objective: The purpose of this pilot study was to test a social media intervention on Tumblr.  ...  Social media may be an appropriate platform for online depression interventions for young people. (JMIR Res Protoc 2018;7(4):e95)  ...  However, readers are advised to carefully assess the validity of any potential explicit or implicit claims related to primary outcomes or effectiveness, as lack of registration does not prevent authors  ... 
doi:10.2196/resprot.9421 pmid:29650507 pmcid:PMC5920159 fatcat:oedah54bqjhmhb27on6fz373tu

Adolescents' Use of Digital Technologies and Preferences for Mobile Health Coaching in Public Mental Health Settings

Kelly A. Aschbrenner, John A. Naslund, Elizabeth F. Tomlinson, Allison Kinney, Sarah I. Pratt, Mary F. Brunette
2019 Frontiers in Public Health  
Methods: Using a convergent parallel mixed methods design, we surveyed adolescents ages 13-18 from four community mental health centers in one state and conducted focus group interviews to explore their  ...  Results: Of 121 survey respondents (mean age 15.2, SD = 1.5), 92% had a cell phone, 79% had a smartphone, 90% used text messaging, and 98% used social media.  ...  at the mental health center on a private social media group.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpubh.2019.00178 pmid:31312629 pmcid:PMC6614191 fatcat:2siou2fldjcjdgjlb3bxo73i7a

To Analysis the Relation Between Internet Usage and Depression with Machine Learning

2022 International Journal of Advanced Trends in Computer Science and Engineering  
Preliminary testing shows that the proposed system performs rather well and enables an easy method for keeping online mental health in check without compromising on privacy.  ...  This paper proposes a new method to detect the presence of general depression among social media users using features extracted from their online habits including browsing, streaming, games and social  ...  social media on mental health of populations have been a cause of concern for re-searchers since the very inception of social media itself.  ... 
doi:10.30534/ijatcse/2022/041112022 fatcat:gufeyfcszbfirjzgqisadj6jqu

Effectiveness of Social Media Interventions for People With Schizophrenia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Maritta Välimäki, Christina Athanasopoulou, Mari Lahti, Clive E Adams
2016 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
Methods: A systematic review and meta-analysis were undertaken to determine the effects of social media interventions for supporting mental health and well-being among people with schizophrenia.  ...  However, coherent information on the effects of social media on treatment for people with schizophrenia is still lacking.  ...  Acknowledgments The study has been funded by the University of Turku, Turku University Hospital, State Research Funding, University of Turku Graduate School -UTUGS, and the Academy of Finland.  ... 
doi:10.2196/jmir.5385 pmid:27105939 pmcid:PMC4859871 fatcat:t22hy76noreerfaa67gfqf3vuq

How people with serious mental illness use smartphones, mobile apps, and social media

John A. Naslund, Kelly A. Aschbrenner, Stephen J. Bartels
2016 Psychiatric rehabilitation journal  
Methods-Individuals with serious mental illness engaged in lifestyle interventions through community mental health centers completed a survey about their use of mobile and online technologies.  ...  Less is known about how these individuals use their mobile devices or whether they access social media. We surveyed individuals with serious mental illness to explore their use of these technologies.  ...  Acknowledgments This study was supported by grants from the National Institute of Mental Health (R01 MH089811), the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (K12 HS021695-01) and from the United States  ... 
doi:10.1037/prj0000207 pmid:27845533 pmcid:PMC5125865 fatcat:bq4vcxjn5vftjdvlole4tznxc4

Understanding the emotional response to Covid‐19 information in news and social media: A mental health perspective

Rosalind Jones, Davoud Mougouei, Simon L. Evans
2021 Human Behavior and Emerging Technologies  
We present suggestions for future research, and for using these advances to assess large data sets of users' online content, to potentially inform strategies that enhance the mental health of social media  ...  Social restrictions have led to a large increase in reliance on online media channels, and this can influence mental health and wellbeing.  ...  Additionally, social media can provide access to a supportive online community for those with mental health needs.  ... 
doi:10.1002/hbe2.304 pmid:34901769 pmcid:PMC8652655 fatcat:odcguosfmrbedgj7uduhr3sapu

COVID-19: Mental and Social Health-Related Complaints among Children and Adolescents in Nigeria: Parents'/Caregivers' Perception – An Online Survey

Datonye Christopher Briggs, Kattey Amos Kattey
2020 International Neuropsychiatric Disease Journal  
Aim: This survey aimed to highlight the mental and social health-related complaints of children and adolescents during the lockdown in Nigeria. Study Design: Descriptive cross-sectional.  ...  Logistic regression analysis was done on mental health-related complaints (dependent variables), with participation in the radio/TV sessions, presence of computer at home, access to the internet, and income-level  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Authors sincerely acknowledge Dr Frances Nkechi Adiukwu, Consultant Neuropsychiatrist, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital for her constructive review of the manuscript for intellectual  ... 
doi:10.9734/indj/2020/v14i430134 fatcat:nn3lmpuvo5eujdju42n2r4pfx4

The double-edged sword: A mixed methods study of the interplay between bipolar disorder and technology use

Mark Matthews, Elizabeth Murnane, Jaime Snyder, Shion Guha, Pamara Chang, Gavin Doherty, Geri Gay
2017 Computers in Human Behavior  
To address these uncertainties, we conducted a survey of people with bipolar disorder (N = 84).  ...  We also find that technology for many of these participants is a double-edged sword: acting as both a culprit that can trigger or exacerbate symptoms as well as a support mechanism for recovery.  ...  Acknowledgements Removed for anonymous review.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.chb.2017.05.009 fatcat:22a4hq7q75ggpm47adjmgtbydi

PERCEIVED MENTAL HEALTH AND LEARNING ENVIRONMENT OF STUDENTS IN NEPAL DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK

Noora Shrestha
2021 EPRA international journal of multidisciplinary research  
The COVID-19 pandemic situation is making a significant negative impact on mental health and learning environment of college students.  ...  The college students enrolled in bachelor's degree completed a self-administered questionnaire survey.  ...  The non-probability sampling used for the online survey of a sample limits the generalizability of the results.  ... 
doi:10.36713/epra6333 fatcat:brelqquv2zfariub23omqxi7fi

Music Listening Predicted Improved Life Satisfaction in University Students During Early Stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Amanda E. Krause, James Dimmock, Amanda L. Rebar, Ben Jackson
2021 Frontiers in Psychology  
In this repeated assessment study, we assessed Australian university students' media use (i.e., listening to music, playing video/computer games, watching TV/movies/streaming videos, and using social media  ...  The findings highlight the potential benefits of music listening during COVID-19 and other periods of social isolation.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors express sincere gratitude to all of the participants who have participated in this research.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2020.631033 pmid:33551940 pmcid:PMC7855032 fatcat:wabrqygsonfpxd65ka2cxecc5a

The use of social media among health professionals to facilitate chronic disease self-management with their patients: A systematic review

Gino De Angelis, George A Wells, Barbara Davies, Judy King, Shirin M Shallwani, Jessica McEwan, Sabrina Cavallo, Lucie Brosseau
2018 Digital Health  
A total of 5163 citations were identified, of which seven unique studies met criteria for inclusion; one was a randomized controlled trial, two were prospective cohort studies, and four were qualitative  ...  Methods: A systematic approach was used to retrieve and extract relevant data.  ...  mental state was healthy (Perceived usefulness, TAM2).  ... 
doi:10.1177/2055207618771416 pmid:29942633 pmcid:PMC6016564 fatcat:p4olon5hezabvkkscjqj5gftnq
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