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Screening Tool: Social Media Use

This survey is designed to provide a quick assessment of whether you might have problems with excessive use of social media. However, no test is 100% accurate. No matter what your score is, you should seek help from a health professional if you have any concerns about yourself or your loved ones.
 
The questionnaire used here is the Social Media Disorder (SMD) Scale by Dr. Regina van den Eijnden, who has generously granted permission to use her questionnaire online. 
 
During the past year, have you...
1. ... regularly found that you can't think of anything else but the moment that you will be able to use social media again?
2. ... regularly felt dissatisfied because you wanted to spend more time on social media?

3. ... often felt bad when you could not use social media?

4. ... often felt bad when you could not use social media?

5. ... regularly neglected other activities (e.g. hobbies, sport) because you wanted to use social media?
6. ... regularly had arguments with others because of your social media use?

7. ... regularly lied to family members or friends about the amount of time you spend on social media?
8. ... often used social media to escape from negative feelings?
9. had serious conflict with family members (e.g. parents, brother(s) or sister(s), spouse) because of your social media use?
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