Original paper

Upward social comparison on mobile social media and depression: The mediating role of envy and the moderating role of marital quality

Volume: 270, Pages: 143 - 149
Published: Jun 1, 2020
Abstract
The use of mobile social media enables individuals to learn about others’ lives, which may lead to upward social comparison. Evidence has shown that upward social comparison on mobile social media can have negative effect for individuals’ mental health, such as a higher risk of depression. Previous studies on this issue have mainly focused on adolescents and college students, but less on married adults’ well-being. Moreover, mechanisms...
Paper Details
Title
Upward social comparison on mobile social media and depression: The mediating role of envy and the moderating role of marital quality
Published Date
Jun 1, 2020
Volume
270
Pages
143 - 149
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