Social media and mental health linked to rise in e-cigarette use among US teenagers

Study: Social media and e-cigarette use: The mediating role of mental health conditions. Image Credit: Diego Cervo / Shutterstock

In a recent study published in Journal of Affective Disorders, researchers from Pennsylvania investigated the role of mental health status indicators in the relationship between social media use and e-cigarette use among youth. They found that symptoms of anxiety and depression mediated the association between social media use and e-cigarettes among youth. Study: Social media … Read more