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Doomscrolling: Mental Health, Malaysian Politics, and the Pandemic

Tan KW
Publish date: Fri, 20 Aug 2021, 02:38 PM
Tan KW
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Doomscrolling: Mental Health, Malaysian Politics, and the Pandemic

20-Aug-21 12:00

Dr Eugene Tee, Associate Professor in Psychology, HELP University

Between a raging pandemic and a political crisis, it seems like there’s no good news to be found everywhere we look. “Doomscrolling”, the habit of continuously consuming bad news on social media, has been proven to impact mental health. But how do you stay in touch with what’s happening while staying relatively happy? Fortunately, there are a few ways to be in-the-know without sacrificing one’s sanity.

Image Credit: mohamed_hassan | Pixabay

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