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Cara L. Booker, Yvonne J. Kelly, Amanda Sacker


Social media use diminishes well-being of teenage girls

Cara L. Booker, Yvonne J. Kelly, Amanda Sacker


Massive rise in children's use of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram with 1 in 8 using social media for THREE HOURS a day

Cara L. Booker, Yvonne J. Kelly, Amanda Sacker


Social media ‘negatively affects adolescent girls more than boys’

Cara L. Booker, Yvonne J. Kelly, Amanda Sacker


Essex research shows girls using social media are unhappier

Cara L. Booker, Yvonne J. Kelly, Amanda Sacker


Too much social media at age 10 may make for unhappy teen girls

Cara L. Booker, Yvonne J. Kelly, Amanda Sacker


Social media negatively affects teen girls more than boys

Cara L. Booker, Yvonne J. Kelly, Amanda Sacker


Calling time on a life of likes could be key to girls’ happiness

Cara L. Booker, Yvonne J. Kelly, Amanda Sacker


Social media use at age 10 could reduce wellbeing of adolescent girls

Cara L. Booker, Yvonne J. Kelly, Amanda Sacker


Gender differences in the associations between age trends of social media interaction and well-being among 10-15 year olds in the UK

Cara L. Booker, Yvonne J. Kelly, Amanda Sacker

Information And Communication TechnologiesSocial NetworksPsychologyTime UseYoung PeopleWell BeingHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial Behaviour


Media use, sports participation, and well-being in adolescence: cross-sectional findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Cara L. Booker, Alexandra J. Skew, Yvonne J. Kelly, Amanda Sacker

Information And Communication TechnologiesYoung PeopleWell BeingHealthSport


Well-being in adolescence - an association with health-related behaviors: findings from Understanding Society, the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Cara L. Booker, Alexandra J. Skew, Amanda Sacker, Yvonne J. Kelly

Drug/Alcohol AbuseYoung PeopleWell BeingHealth


Junk food and fizzy drinks cause children to be TWICE as unhappy as their healthier counterparts

Cara L. Booker, Alexandra J. Skew, Amanda Sacker, Yvonne J. Kelly


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