Understand the Impact of Social Media on the Development of Anxiety and Depression Dec 28, 2022 09:00 am - 03:00 pm

This course will review the development of social media and its impact on the socialization process. The issues of “present” relationships versus “virtual” relationships and their impact on psychological development will be addressed. There will be a specific focus upon the “social media generation” and bullying, the virtual definition of “friend”, and impacts upon depression, anxiety, and social isolation related to being alone with multiple virtual "friends".