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Professor Jonathan Haidt explains why he believes social media is a contributor to the recent rise in teen mental health problems

Excerpt from Nature -- "A sudden increase in the rates of depression, anxiety and self-harm was seen in adolescents — particularly girls — in the United States and the United Kingdom around 2012 or 2013 (see go.nature.com/2up38hw). Only one suspect was in the right place at the right time to account for this sudden change: social media."

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