Many people have become accustomed to using social media as a means of daily communication; this is not an issue as long as social media use is controlled. But if social media begins to consume your mind and time, it becomes an addiction and can lead to issues like severed relationships, a disconnection from reality, low self-esteem, and more.
Social media is designed to release dopamine in the brain, just like any other addictive behavior or habit. If you suspect you may be addicted to social media, it’s advisable to seek addiction therapy focused on social media.
If you have a social media addiction, here are some of the symptoms you may experience:
Social media can have detrimental effects on your mental health; read licensed therapist Miranda Campbell’s article on social media and mental health to learn more.
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