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If you want to write your feelings out, do it online. Public journals are even better for teenagers’ mental health than the traditional private pad of paper used to store personal thoughts, according to a new study.
This seems counterintuitive. Schools and parents struggle with how to prevent and punish cyberbullies, a topic constantly in the news, and other research accuses Facebook of contributing to depression. But on the blogs in this study, most comments were positive. The authors suggest that the interactive yet anonymous aspect of blogging is beneficial: