Individual Study / Riehm et al.; JAMA Psychiatry. 2019

Associations Between Time Spent Using Social Media and Internalizing and Externalizing Problems Among US Youth

Associations Between Time Spent Using Social Media and Internalizing and Externalizing Problems Among US Youth

Initiatives -
To assess whether time spent using social media per day is prospectively associated with internalizing and externalizing problems among adolescents. Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.
Start Year
2019
End Year
2019

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Riehm KE, Feder KA, Tormohlen KN, et al. Associations Between Time Spent Using Social Media and Internalizing and Externalizing Problems Among US Youth [published online ahead of print, 2019 Sep 11]. JAMA Psychiatry. 2019;76(12):1‐9. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.2325

PUBMED 31509167

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
6,595
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Timeline

Population

This longitudinal cohort study of 6595 participants.
Selection Criteria
Minimum age
12
Maximum age
15
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • United States of America
Ethnic Origin
Health Status

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • General population

Number of participants

Number of participants
6,595
Number of participants with biosamples
Data Collection Events
# Name Description Start End
0 wave To assess whether time spent using social media per day is prospectively associated with internalizing and externalizing problems among adolescents. Assessed US adolescents via household ... 2013-09 2014-12
1 wave To assess whether time spent using social media per day is prospectively associated with internalizing and externalizing problems among adolescents. Assessed US adolescents via household ... 2014-10 2015-10
2 wave To assess whether time spent using social media per day is prospectively associated with internalizing and externalizing problems among adolescents. Assessed US adolescents via household ... 2015-10 2016-10