A Study to Assess the Impact of Social Media on Psychological Health During Lock Down among Adolescents in the Selected Colleges of Pune City

2020 Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology  
Introduction -Research focuses on the use of social media on psychological health during lock down among adolescents .Technology is having highly command on human beings. As it is found that adolescents has become the victim of using excessive social media. It is extremely necessary to educate young population regarding the correct utilization of social media to uphold in their personal as well as professional growth. Technology has significant impact on our body as well on mind. As our
more » ... e is also changing hence social media is having lot of impact in our mind. 1 During complete lock down it is observed that social media has influence the young minds a lot. The (COVID19) epidemic is a public health emergency of international concern, it is decision of governmental bodies that to stop the spread the corona virus .Hence the lock down was announced to spread of this virus. The present pandemic situation is rapidly affecting the population and having the negative impact on the whole population not only on physically but mentally also. 2 As when the complete lock down was announced it was extremely difficult to an individual to cope up with that changing life style. The purpose of study was to check the impact of social media on adolescents during lock down and it was found that the adolescents had major negative impact of excess use of social media and affected not only physically but emotionally also . Design -Non-Experimental Descriptive survey. Results-Non Probability convenience sampling technique used to collect information from 100 participants studying in schools and colleges. And found that 68% adolescents have negative impact and 32% have positive impact of social media on mental health during lock down among adolescent age group Conclusion-The research was emphasis on the effect of utilization of social media on mental health of young generation during lock down. . It is concluded that they are misusing their valuable time instead of giving focus on study which is leading to not only physical damage but also have impact on their psychological health
doi:10.37506/ijfmt.v14i4.12245 fatcat:utcahhzb5bcsjoojco2i25clza