Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/23520, first published .
Association Between LGB Sexual Orientation and Depression Mediated by Negative Social Media Experiences: National Survey Study of US Young Adults

Association Between LGB Sexual Orientation and Depression Mediated by Negative Social Media Experiences: National Survey Study of US Young Adults

Association Between LGB Sexual Orientation and Depression Mediated by Negative Social Media Experiences: National Survey Study of US Young Adults

César G Escobar-Viera 1, MD, PhD;  Ariel Shensa 2, MA, PhD;  Jaime Sidani 1, PhD;  Brian Primack 3, MD, PhD;  Michael P Marshal 4, PhD

1 Center for Research on Behavioral Health, Media, and Technology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, US

2 Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh , Pittsburgh, PA, US

3 College of Education and Health Professions, University of Arkansas , Fayetteville, AR, US

4 Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, University of Southern California , Los Angeles, CA, US

Corresponding Author:

  • César G Escobar-Viera, MD, PhD
  • Center for Research on Behavioral Health, Media, and Technology
  • Department of Psychiatry
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • 3811 O'Hara Street
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • US
  • Phone: 1 412-246-5864
  • Email: escobar-viera@pitt.edu