Binge-Watching Netflix Is Making You Feel Lonely And Depressed

January 31, 2015 3:51 PM

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Binge-Watching Netflix Is Making You Feel Lonely And Depressed

Settling in on the couch with a bottle of wine and an entire season of Friends may seem like a perfectly enjoyable way to spend the weekend, but regular binge-watching sessions may be a sign of mental health problems.

The researchers conducted a survey on over 300 millennials, asking how often and how much they watched TV, how often they felt lonely, and examining various measures of depression and self-regulation. Those who lacked self-regulatory skills reported being unable to stop clicking "next" even though t...

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