The Impact of Interaction via Social Media on Youth Mental Health Through Social Media Content and Communication Style of Indonesian (75809)

Session Information: Learning Experiences, Student Learning & Learner Diversity
Session Chair: Wan Hoong Wong

Thursday, 23 November 2023 14:45
Session: Session 4
Room: Room 607
Presentation Type: Oral Presentation

All presentation times are UTC + 9 (Asia/Tokyo)

During the COVID-19 pandemic most of students globally suffered of mental health. Bisedes virus wudespread, communication and interaction pattern on social media also play important role on their mental disorder including anxiety, depression, and mood disorders. It needs to confirm which content and interactions influence students and youth behavior. Methods: A total of 604 valid participant which obtain through online survey, aged 15-25 years at beseline. Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) was used to examine research hypotheses. Results: Social media interaction pattern has positive and significant effect on which content student discuss and sharem as well as their communication style. Furthermore, communication style has greater effect on student mental health than social content. Conclusions: the interaction of baseline students’ emotional features with social media environment predicted divergent of social communication and interaction on social media. Both anxiety and depression from social influenced by communication and interaction pattern. Results: the results indicate that the main motivator of students in this context is the effectiveness and convenience of using social media, particularly in the use of content and communication with the determination of individuals and student communities. One way to predict the widespread of social media interaction options is to examine the motivation for using it individually, socially, and within the context of the student's environment. According to the findings, mental health is more particular, and choosing to participate in social media interactions is what drives students in these situations.

Hamita Sari, National Research and Innovation Agency, Indonesia
Ming-Chou Liu, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan
Anita Hafid, National Research and Innovation Agency, Indonesia
Jamilah Akbar, National Dong Hwa University, Indonesia
Fatiha Khoirotunnisa Elfahmi, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan

About the Presenter(s)
Ms Harmita Sari is a University Doctoral Student at National Dong Hwa University in Taiwan

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Last updated: 2023-02-23 23:45:00