Social Media and Impact on Health

Social media use and its impact on Health

Published work and presentations

Nambisan, P., Himathongkam, T., Meiners, M. (2014). Social Media Experience of Older Adults: Impact on Mental Well Being. APHA conference 141st Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Park, N., Song, H., & Lee, K. M. (2014). Social networking sites and other media use, acculturation stress, and psychological well-being among East Asian college students in the United States. Computers in Human Behavior, 36, 138-146,

Ruppel, E. K. & McKinley, C. (2015, April). Social support and social anxiety in use and perceptions of online mental health resources: Exploring social compensation and enhancement. Paper to be presented at the annual conference of the Central States Communication Association, Madison, WI.

Cramer, E., & Drent, A., & Song, H. (2015, May). Social Comparison Motivations, Self-Esteem, and Affective Consequences of Facebook Use. Paper presented at the Conference of the International Communication Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico