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A Week Off Social Media Reduces Depression and Anxiety: Research

Taking a break from social media for as little as a week can reduce depression and anxiety, according to new research.

Taking a break from social media for as little as a week can reduce depression and anxiety, according to new research.

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Taking a break from social media for as little as a week can reduce depression and anxiety, according to new research.

People who took a break from platforms such as TikTok, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook for seven days reported an increased sense of wellbeing, a study by the University of Bath found.