Psychologists concerned about TikTok users self diagnosing mental health issues

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Psychologists concerned about TikTok users self diagnosing mental health issues

There are a lot of advantages when it comes to social media. However, there are also a lot of disadvantages.

Psychologists in the United States have recently brought attention to mental health influencers on TikTok.

There is a new group of social media stars surging on the social media platform: Mental health influencers, which consists mainly of teen girls and young women who post videos of themselves experiencing symptoms, like Tourette’s tics, rapid switches from one personality to another due to borderline personality disorder, and many others.

These influencers, who are often without any medical credentials, post videos that help viewers “self-diagnose” their own mental conditions.

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