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Social media and children's mental health: a review of the evidence

Social media and children's mental health: a review of the evidence

Research has suggested that cyberbullying, like offline bullying, has a negative impact on young people’s wellbeing 50 such as reduced confidence or self-esteem. 51 Body image Researchers have also explored the impact of social media on young people’s self-esteem, and in particular their happiness with their own bodies. With the advent of smartphone cameras, and the development of online filters and image-manipulation techniques, there has been a rise in the popularity of ‘selfies’. This has led to concerns about the abundance of idealised images of beauty on social networks and the impact this has on young people’s view of their own appearance. While the prevalence of photoshopped images of models and celebrities in magazines is not a novel issue, the rise of social media has led to this kind of manipulated image being posted by a teenager’s own personal contacts. The hypothesis is that this more personal comparison has a stronger effect on a young person’s self-esteem.
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Using social media to address Asian immigrants’ mental health needs: A systematic literature review

Using social media to address Asian immigrants’ mental health needs: A systematic literature review

First, the clinical value of social media needs to be clarified with systematic studies. For example, social media may affect the use of alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs (ATOD) in positive or negative ways. Researchers need to gather empirical evidence to understand whether or not—and how—social media interactions increase peer support, information exchange and behavioral change for ATOD. Major questions include: How can social media enhance traditional assessment of ATOD use? Will studying the social media platforms of ATOD users reveal substance use patterns better than traditional data collection methods that rely on participants’ recall of behaviors? How can we utilize social media to facilitate prevention and treatment of ATOD? Answers to these questions will add insights relevant to such fields as cancer control, in addition to addiction and alcohol abuse.
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Personalisation in mental health: A review of the evidence

Personalisation in mental health: A review of the evidence

‘willing and able’ to consent to and manage a DP (Pearson, 2004; Fernandez et al., 2007; Hasler and Stewart, 2004; Spandler and Vick, 2005). In addition, there are some specific barriers that apply in the mental health field. These include the difficulties of deciding which are health and which are social care needs, eligibility issues for people whose condition fluctuates, the role of care coordinators as gatekeepers, and specific concerns over risks – particularly the capability of some people with mental health needs to always have the insight necessary to design and manage their own support (Carmichael and Brown, 2002; Ridley
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Children s Mental Health Services

Children s Mental Health Services

Following are two Medicaid-funded programs available for children with SED. Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT): EPSDT Service Coordination helps families with children who have special needs find and coordinate the services their children need, such as health, educational, early intervention, advocacy and social services. The child’s primary health care provider or physician must identify the need for service coordination during the EPSDT screening. EPSDT Service coordination may be delivered by service coordinators employed by private agencies or by the Developmental Disabilities Program as part of Infant Toddler Services.
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CHILDREN S MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE

CHILDREN S MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE

Dr Peter Vermeulen brings a truly refreshing perspective to autism. Through a lively series of presentations, case studies and question and discussion sessions Dr Vermeulen will explain and discuss his theory of “context blindness” in (ASD) where difficulty and understanding of the context might explain why individuals with an (ASD) have difficulty with communication, social interaction, flexible thinking and behaviour.

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The language of mental health problems in social media

The language of mental health problems in social media

† Authors contributed equally to this work. ∗ Corresponding author. E-mail: george.gkotsis@kcl.ac.uk. Abstract Online social media, such as Reddit, has become an important resource to share personal experiences and communicate with others. Among other personal information, some social media users communicate about mental health problems they are experiencing, with the intention of getting advice, support or empathy from other users. Here, we investigate the language of Reddit posts specific to mental health, to define linguistic characteristics that could be helpful for further applications. The latter include attempting to identify posts that need urgent attention due to their nature, e.g. when someone an- nounces their intentions of ending their life by suicide or harming others. Our results show that there are a variety of linguistic features that are discriminative across mental health user communities and that can be further exploited in subsequent classification tasks. Fur- thermore, while negative sentiment is almost uniformly expressed across the entire data set, we demonstrate that there are also condition-specific vocabularies used in social media to communicate about particular disorders. Source code and related ma- terials are available from: https:
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IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON MENTAL HEALTH OF STUDENTS

IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON MENTAL HEALTH OF STUDENTS

have characterized the effects of online networking that particularly impacts on youngsters psychological wellness, the overutilization of internet-based life causes emotional well- being issues. There is another predator’s gal; conversely, different researchers have given the pessimistic effect of online life, such as World Health Organization, (2017) disclosed that the individuals who have been utilizing internet- based life for quite a while, they have been refreshing from the dangers, it is additionally considered by them about the future issues of a nation. Pater & Mynatt (2017) depicted that social media causes for hostile and unsafe conduct in this manner it is harmful to the emotional well-being of a person, particularly for youngsters. The impact of internet-based life relies upon its use if an individual who utilizes too much social media as well as whatever can be hurt to him.Parmar (2017) expressed that in 21 st -century youth has been investing their energy in various social contraptions, a normal 12-15 hours per day on stimulation media, including, telephones, PCs, workstations, TVs, just as some others gadgets. With the assistance of these gadgets, they use WhatsApp, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and some others. As of 2019 statistics (Felix Richter, 2019), 2.7 billion people used Face book, Instagram, or Messenger each month and more than 2.1 billion people use at least one every day. Among them more than 1 billion who were dynamic client’s of Facebook which is the most visited site the utilization of this application the young don't think pretty much all companions, the client’s bio information is accessible there and the obscure companion might be hake their information. Just about 1 billion were dynamic clients of YouTube, over 4 million are WhatsApp dynamic clients, likewise 4 million were perpetual clients of Instagram and above 3 million were dynamic clients of twitter. Similarly, the quantity of online life client has been expanding step by step genuine hazard for youth psychological well-being.
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Multimodal Mental Health Analysis in Social Media

Multimodal Mental Health Analysis in Social Media

name, full name, profile description, and content on external resources (e.g., personal blog). Another supervised model was built to predict the user’s age group by employing features including emoticons, acronyms, slang words and phrases, punctuation, capitalization, sen- tence length, and included links/images, along with online behaviors such as number of friends, post time, and commenting activity [ 52 ]. To attempt to infer the age of Dutch Twitter users, a model was built that utilizes the life stage of users such as secondary school student, college student, or employee [ 53 ]. Similarly, a novel model was introduced for extracting age for Twitter users by relying on profile descriptions while devising a set of rules and patterns [ 54 ]. They also parse descriptions for occupation by consulting the SOC2010 list of occupa- tions [ 55 ] and validating it through social surveys. A novel age inference model was developed while relying on homophily interaction information and content to predict the age of Twitter users [ 56 ]. The intuition is that people within the same age group share similar content and become friends with contemporaries. Using an extensive set of experiments, they show that their model outperformed other state-of-the-art age inference models by leveraging online interaction and content information simultaneously. The limitations of textual content for predicting age and gender was highlighted by [ 57 ]. They distinguish language use based on social gender, age identity, biological sex, and chronological age by collecting crowdsourced signals from a game in which players (crowd) guess the biological sex and age of a user based only on their tweets. Their findings indicate how linguistic markers can be misleading (e.g., a heart represented as <3 can be misinterpreted as feminine when the writer is male). Estimat- ing age and gender from facial images by training convolutional neural networks (CNN) for face recognition is another active line of research [ 58 ].
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Social media in relation to mental health and personality

Social media in relation to mental health and personality

The degree of social media usage was assessed by using three questions. The first question aimed at identifying the specific platforms that were used by the participants. The second question asked the participants for indicating a valid amount of time spent on social media platforms in general. As the exact estimation of such a value appeared difficult to guess, the question provided an instruction about how to clarify the specific usage times. More specific, some smartphones measure the exact value spent per app, such as the screen time application from iPhones. Given that the participants were not able to identify the amount of time, the third question provided established categories in which the participant could also estimate the corresponding category for their frequency of use concerning social media. One example question would be ​ “Please indicate how much time (in minutes) you spend on all social media sites per day. Note: Your smartphone may provide you with an average screen time application for a more accurate indication. If you do not have such a screen time application, please leave this field blank.” ​ . The specific questions concerning the variable of social media use may be reviewed in Appendix A.
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Children s Mental Health Overview and Recommendations

Children s Mental Health Overview and Recommendations

Presently, such youth are to be served by the Agency for Persons With Disabilities (APD), which administers the Medicaid waiver program that permits them to receive services in the community so they do not need to be institutionalized. APD employs third party reviewers to conduct and review eligibility and utilization decisions. APD and its 3 rd party reviewers have a pattern and practice of unwillingness to work with family members and care providers after it has refused or reduced services.

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FEDERATION OF FAMILIES for CHILDREN S MENTAL HEALTH

FEDERATION OF FAMILIES for CHILDREN S MENTAL HEALTH

Children with mental health needs and their families need more options besides the typical 50 minute therapy hour – which is often scheduled at a time and place that is inconvenient or impossible to get to. Our children must have special help help to develop skills for social interaction or self-control that transfer into the natural school and community settings in which they are having trouble. But, mental health professionals don’t work in these settings. We often need extra help and specialized strategies for managing to do normal family tasks like getting ready for school, fixing lunch, doing laundry, supervising homework, visiting relatives, shopping for groceries, or having a peaceful family supper
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CHILDREN S MENTAL HEALTH CASE MANAGEMENT

CHILDREN S MENTAL HEALTH CASE MANAGEMENT

___ 7) Families are critical partners in the mental health treatment of their children. ___ 8) Targeted Case Management (TCM) is a service that assists eligible clients in the target group to gain access to needed health, social, educational, and other services. ___ 9) Traveling to the client’s home or other location where a covered case management activity will occur is not reimbursable, nor is time spent transporting a client or a client’s family members.

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CHILDREN S MENTAL HEALTH CASE MANAGEMENT

CHILDREN S MENTAL HEALTH CASE MANAGEMENT

__ 9) Targeted Case Management (TCM) is a service that assists eligible clients in the target group to gain access to needed medical, social, educational, and other services. __ 10) Traveling to the client’s home or other location where a covered care management activity will occur is not reimbursable, nor is time spent transporting a client or a client’s family members.

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Social media and the mental health of teenagers and young adults

Social media and the mental health of teenagers and young adults

Examinator: Helene Berglund Abstract Social media is a phenomenon that has been steadily growing since its inception. Sites such as Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat are widely used, especially amongst younger people. Previous research has shown that there might be a connection between social media use and mental health issues such as eating disorders and depression. Thus the purpose of this study is to cast light on the relationship between social media use and mental illness amongst teenagers and young adults. To this end, a literature study using a systematic search across multiple academic databases was conducted. Data was gathered from scientific articles no more than five years old. The results of these articles were compiled and analyzed in an attempt to find common themes among them. The results revealed that there is a connection between social media use and depression or anxiety and social media use and eating disorders. The way one uses social media has a large impact on its effect on one's mental health. One study also concluded that there is no correlation between social media use and mental health. Our conclusions from this is that social media on its own has very little effect on mental health. However, social media as a medium through which you can experience feelings of envy, or where you can compare yourself negatively to others does have a negative effect on the mental health of young adults and adolescents. This can have clinical implications where nurses working with mental health can help patients identify which parts of their social media use is unhealthy.
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On the State of Social Media Data for Mental Health Research

On the State of Social Media Data for Mental Health Research

kharrigian@jhu.edu, caguirr4@jhu.edu, mdredze@cs.jhu.edu Abstract Data-driven methods for mental health treat- ment and surveillance have become a major focus in computational science research in the last decade. However, progress in the do- main remains bounded by the availability of adequate data. Prior systematic reviews have not necessarily made it possible to measure the degree to which data-related challenges have affected research progress. In this paper, we offer an analysis specifically on the state of social media data that exists for conduct- ing mental health research. We do so by in- troducing an open-source directory of mental health datasets, annotated using a standardized schema to facilitate meta-analysis. 1
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The Advantages of. Social Media Marketing for Mental Health Professionals

The Advantages of. Social Media Marketing for Mental Health Professionals

Of course, there are other social media sites that may be directly connected to your mental health arena. You can add these to your social media portfolio as you go along. But it’s wise to be on the top social media sites as discussed above. I admit that, whenever I meet a new person, I immediately check out this person on these sites. What I find – or don’t find – does influence my opinion of that person and his/her business.

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Potential of social media in promoting mental health in adolescents

Potential of social media in promoting mental health in adolescents

Indeed, there have been a significant amount of universal school-based mental health programmes in schools, yet surprisingly very little work has embraced social media within these (see, Durlak et al., 2011 and O’Reilly et al, in press for recent reviews). Although there is limited evidence, existing research has suggested that in developing mental health promotion tools using social media, it is necessary to carefully articulate the key messages, account for current trends, utilise multidimensional strategies, and provide user- generated content (Korda and Itani, 2013). From the perspectives of our stakeholders, we argue that we need to embrace the digital age and the potential that new developments in technology offer us. Social media is probably here to stay and digital platforms have changed the lives of adolescents, but we are still relatively unaware of the costs (Pierce, 2009) or benefits. Indeed, healthcare and education providers are in a unique position to actively utilise these platforms to educate adolescents to promote their wellbeing. Furthermore, by engaging educational institutions actively in the use of these platforms there is a mediating possibility of adult supervision that allows the young users to be confident in the
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The Mental Health and Social-Emotional Development of Young Children

The Mental Health and Social-Emotional Development of Young Children

development, cognitive processing, memory, voluntary deployment of attention to environmental objects, and executive functioning or problem-solving” (as cited in Schore, 1994, p. 21). By referring to the work of psychoanalyst Erik Erickson in defining stages of development (infancy, childhood, and adolescence), Prescott (2005) found that infants have opportunities to learn trust or mistrust from their mothers; doing so is influenced by how caregivers meet infants’ needs, which later will affect personal growth. Prescott connects the works of John Bowlby and Erik Erickson to an ongoing research program conducted by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), where children who spent a substantial number of hours per week in daycare settings externalized aggressive behaviors. Nurturing care may be imperative in building and connecting trust in future relationships and brain development (Prescott, 2005, pp.194-196).
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Mental Health Inpatient Services Standards. Mental Health, Children s Services, and Addictions

Mental Health Inpatient Services Standards. Mental Health, Children s Services, and Addictions

Mental Health is the number one cause of disability in Canada, accounting for nearly 30% of disability claims and 70% of the total costs. System-level standards for mental health services in Nova Scotia has been drafted by the Core Programs Standards Working Group of the Mental Health Steering Committee. Numerous system stakeholders were involved in reaching consensus on standards based on the best available information regarding effectiveness and/or best practice, balanced by the perspective of consumers, expert practitioners and educators. Input will continue to be sought and revisions will take place every five years to keep pace with best practice evidence.
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Health Misinformation on Social Media: A Literature Review

Health Misinformation on Social Media: A Literature Review

We followed the standard guidelines of systematic review to search and identify articles that investigate health misinformation on social media (Webster and Watson 2002). Figure 1 illustrates the literature search and selection procedures. First, we executed a systematic search in several index databases to identify the published articles related to health misinformation on social media. The databases being retrieved in this study include: Web of Science, EBSCOhost, ProQuest, SAGE, PubMed, Medline, and Scopus. These databases cover almost the major sources of literature in the areas of IS, social science, and health care. In order to reach a more complete list of the relevant literature, we combined a broad range of terms related to health misinformation on social media, and searched them in both abstract and keywords. The online database search generated a list of 544 articles. After removing duplicates, there were 244 articles.
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