COVID-19

Mental health: What is doomscrolling and how can we stop it?

Lights out, phone's off. Image: Unsplash/Jp Valery

Kate Whiting

Senior Writer, Formative Content

Share:
Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how COVID-19 is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale
Stay up to date:

COVID-19

Listen to the article

Have you read?
a chart showing the link between increased social media time and covid
COVID-related anxiety and the search for COVID-19 content online. Image: European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience
Discover

What is the World Economic Forum doing about mental health?

Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:
COVID-19Mental HealthFuture of Media, Entertainment and Sport
Share:
Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

How is the US economy doing after COVID-19?

Felix Richter

February 2, 2023

About Us
Events
Media
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2023 World Economic Forum