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Does Facebook Increase Jealousy?

Does Facebook spark jealousy, or does it just amplify the jealousy that may already exist in a relationship?

In a study by Muise, et al. (2009), 308 undergraduate students completed a survey regarding usage of Facebook and impact on relationships. The purpose of the study was to determine if Facebook causes jealousy above and beyond the already-present level of jealousy in the relationship.

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By | 2016-11-20T07:53:44+00:00 October 7th, 2011|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Does Facebook Increase Jealousy?

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Dr. Stephanie Sarkis is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), and AMHCA Diplomate and Clinical Specialist in Child and Adolescent Counseling based in Tampa Bay, Florida, where she specializes in the treatment of ADD/ADHD. Dr. Sarkis conducts evaluations, testing, diagnosis, and counseling services. She also is a public speaker, consultant, coach, and is a facilitator in collaborative law.