Mass killings in a digital age: Why experts say online scrolling can cause offline symptoms #shorts

In the age of social media, mass killings are oftentimes followed by images and footage being circulated online. We saw it with the recent Saskatchewan stabbings, the Boston Marathon bombing and many mass shootings. Studies have now shown that seeing these kinds of images can trigger PTSD symptoms — including anxiety, depression and feelings of hopelessness. Global’s Rachel Gilmore has more. Read more: #masskillings #socialmedia #digitalage #mentalhealth #PTSD


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