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 Must be 20 pages, APA format. Must have 8 references. This is a counseling paper that addresses the detrimental affects of comparing oneself to the life of someone else based on social media. Here is the intro paragraph and reference list: Social Media and Detrimental Effects of Comparison Comparison can be the root of a variety of issues clients present to counseling with. Diminished self-image, reduced self-worth, and discontentment with one’s own life stemming from the coveting of others. In an age where participating on social media outlets is a staple for many and is accessible in the palms of our hands, the instances where comparisons can occur are infinite. With every swipe, there is an opportunity for one to view a post that could contribute to detrimental effects of comparison. Researchers have found correlations between depression, internalization of irrational ideals, and other aspects that contribute to dissatisfaction of life. Reviewing the research can help to gain an understanding of how to work with client’s the present to counseling with such issues. Treatment plans can be developed to include goals pertaining to social media usage, including identifying triggers and decreasing utilization. Implications for future research relating emotional connection and other aspects of social media, such as secondary trauma via the sharing and viewing of emotionally charged traumatic events, should be discussed. References Aalbers, G., McNally, R. J., Heeren, A., de Wit, S., & Fried, E. I. (2018). Social media and depression symptoms: A network perspective. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xge0000528 Baker, Z. G., Krieger, H., & LeRoy, A. S. (2016). Fear of missing out: Relationships with depression, mindfulness, and physical symptoms. Translational Issues in Psychological Science, 2(3), 275-282. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/tps0000075 Bradley, S. W., Roberts, J. A., & Bradley, P. W. (2019). Experimental evidence of observed social media status cues on perceived likability. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 8(1), 41-51. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ppm0000164 Cingel, D. P., & Krcmar, M. (2014). Understanding the experience of imaginary audience in a social media environment: Implications for adolescent development. Journal of Media Psychology: Theories, Methods, and Applications, 26(4), 155-160. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1027/1864-1105/a000124 Parent, M. C., Gobble, T. D., & Rochlen, A. (2019). Social media behavior, toxic masculinity, and depression. Psychology of Men & Masculinities, 20(3), 277-287. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/men0000156 Rodgers, R. F., McLean, S. A., & Paxton, S. J. (2015). Longitudinal relationships among internalization of the media ideal, peer social comparison, and body dissatisfaction: Implications for the tripartite influence model. Developmental Psychology, 51(5), 706-713. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/dev0000013 Twenge, J. M., Martin, G. N., & Campbell, W. K. (2018). Decreases in psychological well-being among american adolescents after 2012 and links to screen time during the rise of smartphone technology. Emotion, 18(6), 765-780. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/emo0000403 Vogel, E. A., Rose, J. P., Roberts, L. R., & Eckles, K. (2014). Social comparison, social media, and self-esteem. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 3(4), 206-222. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ppm0000047


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