Comparing Facebook Users and Facebook Non-Users: Relationship between Personality Traits and Mental Health Variables – An Exploratory Study

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Julia Brailovskaia; Jürgen Margraf;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 11,issue 12 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0166999, pmc: PMC5131958
  • Subject: Research Article | Psychological Stress | Sociology | Personality Traits | Mental Health and Psychiatry | Communications | Psychology | Personality | Happiness | Social Media | Biology and Life Sciences | Emotions | Computer and Information Sciences | Social Networks | Mood Disorders | Social Communication | Facebook | Medicine | Q | Anxiety | R | Social Sciences | Science | Network Analysis | Medicine and Health Sciences | Depression
    mesheuropmc: education
    acm: InformationSystems_MISCELLANEOUS

Over one billion people use Facebook as a platform for social interaction and self-presentation making it one of the most popular online sites. The aim of the present study was to investigate differences in various personality traits and mental health variables between ... View more
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