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No Evidence That Associations Between Adolescents' Digital Technology Engagement and Mental Health Problems Have Increased

Digital technology is ubiquitous in modern adolescence, and researchers are concerned that it has negative impacts on mental health that, furthermore, increase over time. To investigate whether technology is becoming more harmful, we examined changes in associations between technology engagement and mental health in three nationally representative samples.

Matti Vuorre, Amy Orben, Andrew K. Przybylski, 2021 Matti Vuorre. Amy Orben. Andrew K. Przybylski. https://doi.org/10.1177/2167702621994549.

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