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Tech, Stress and Depression



Season 5 | Episode 505 | Length: 27 minutes

Statistics show some social media usage contributes to stress and depression in young people. In this episode, discover ways experts are using digital tools to combat mental health issues in young people.


Our Guests


Dr. Brian Primack

Dr. Brian Primack is Dean of the University Honors College; the Bernice L. and Morton S. Lerner Chair; Director of the Center for Research on Media, Technology and Health; and Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Clinical and Translational Science at the University of Pittsburgh.


Lana Yarosh

Svetlana "Lana" Yarosh is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department a University of Minnesota. 




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