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Essay for UNICEF

14 May 2024

Dutch adolescents spend about six hours per day on their mobile phones,  of which two and a half hours are spend on social media. What does this their mean for their mental health? 

In an essay written and translated into English for UNICEF Patti Valkenburg, Amber van der Wal  and  Ine Beyens try to answer this question. The essay is titled: "The impact of social media om adolescents' mental health." and can be found in UNICEF's essay collection Children's right in the digital world