SASH paper on social media has won an ACAMH award

Dr Lizzy Winstone’s paper ‘Adolescent social media user types and their mental health and well-being, results from a longitudinal survey of 13 to 14-year-olds in the United Kingdom’ has won the ‘JCPP Advances Best Paper of the Year Award’ at the 2023 Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH) awards

Lizzy’s paper is the first to identify social media user types in early adolescence in terms of proclivity for different online activities. It contributes valuable new knowledge to the field and has important implications for adolescent mental health. You can access the paper here