AN ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL MEDIA USE AND ITS IMPACT ON MENTAL HEALTH OF FEMALE STUDENTS

Shahnaz Bano, Arif Mohammad

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The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of the use of social media on mental health of 10th grade female students. Eighty female secondary level government school students served as the sample of the study. A free to use questionnaire on “Effect of social media on mental health”, available on Survey Monkey website was used in the study. After ethical clearance, the researcher administered the questionnaires on the subjects. To identify the positive or negative effect of social media on mental health Chi square (x2) test was applied on the obtained data. This study identifies the relationship between social media and health threats. The finding of the study shows that social media affects the mental health of the user students.

 

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