Home Family & SocietyFamily Dynamics Teens and Social Media

Teens and Social Media

written by Dr. Erin Leonard December 17, 2018
Teens and Social Media

Teens are more susceptible to the negative impact of social media than other age groups because of two developmental vulnerabilities.

Identity Formation

Because of increased independence, a teen is trying to figure out who they are in the world. Naturally, when they are grappling with this issue, they instinctively compare themselves to others, which is a painful activity because there is always someone prettier, faster, or smarter in the world.

To access the rest of this article, please register for a free membership


Related Articles

Log In

Lost Password


The first step to becoming a member of the RD&T Community and the beginning of your personal Journey to Ultimate Success:

Join Now

Click the button below to register for a free membership and have access to unlimited articles.