Published on in Vol 5, No 3 (2018): Jul-Sept

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/10496, first published .
For Better or for Worse? A Systematic Review of the Evidence on Social Media Use and Depression Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Minorities

For Better or for Worse? A Systematic Review of the Evidence on Social Media Use and Depression Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Minorities

For Better or for Worse? A Systematic Review of the Evidence on Social Media Use and Depression Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Minorities

Journals

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  33. Avery-Desmarais S, McCurry M, Sethares K, Batchelder A, Stover C. Internet Recruitment of a Diverse Population of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Nurses in a Study of Substance Use and Minority Stress. Journal of Transcultural Nursing 2022;33(1):118 View
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  37. Bekalu M, Sato T, Viswanath K. Conceptualizing and Measuring Social Media Use in Health and Well-being Studies: Systematic Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2023;25:e43191 View
  38. Balcombe L, De Leo D. The Impact of YouTube on Loneliness and Mental Health. Informatics 2023;10(2):39 View
  39. Malik M, Iqbal S, Noman M, Sarfraz Z, Sarfraz A, Mustafa S. Mental Health Disparities Among Homosexual Men and Minorities: A Systematic Review. American Journal of Men's Health 2023;17(3):155798832311766 View
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  42. Mejova Y, Hommadova Lu A. Self-Disclosure of Loneliness by LGBTQ+ Twitter Users During COVID-19. Journal of Homosexuality 2023:1 View
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  44. Paciente R, Pranoto E, Woolard A, Munro E, Lombardi K. The queers are all right: a content analysis of LGBTQIA + mental health on TikTok. Culture, Health & Sexuality 2023:1 View
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  51. Hunt M, Xu E, Fogelson A, Rubens J. Follow Friends One Hour a Day: Limiting Time on Social Media and Muting Strangers Improves Well-Being. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology 2023;42(3):187 View
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