When Words Hurt: Affective Word Use in Daily News Coverage Impacts Mental Health
FRONTIERS IN PSYCHOLOGY, 2018.
Media exposure in fluences mental health symptomology in response to salient aversive events, like terrorist attacks, but little has been done to explore the impact of news coverage that varies more subtly in affective content. Here, we utilized an existing data set in which participants self-reported physical symptoms, depressive symptom...More
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