Published on in Vol 25 (2023)

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/43174, first published .
Social Media is Addictive and Influences Behavior: Should it Be Regulated as a Digital Therapeutic?

Social Media is Addictive and Influences Behavior: Should it Be Regulated as a Digital Therapeutic?

Social Media is Addictive and Influences Behavior: Should it Be Regulated as a Digital Therapeutic?

Authors of this article:

Eric Perakslis 1, 2 Author Orcid Image ;   Yuri Quintana 3, 4, 5 Author Orcid Image

Eric Perakslis   1, 2 * , PhD ;   Yuri Quintana   3, 4, 5 * , PhD

1 Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, United States

2 Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, United States

3 Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, United States

4 Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, MA, United States

5 Homewood Research Institute, Guelph, ON, Canada

*all authors contributed equally

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  • Yuri Quintana, PhD
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