Facehooked: How Facebook Affects Our Emotions, Relationships, and Lives

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Reputation Books, Jul 31, 2014 - Facebook (Electronic resource) - 242 pages
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The number of Facebook users worldwide exceeded one billion in August of 2012. With the increase in Facebook users, psychologists have seen an alarming increase in the number of Facebook related complaints from their clients. Dr. Suzana Flores, clinical psychologist, has interviewed Facebook users of all ages for three years exploring the positive and negative features of Facebook and evaluating the effect it has on our lives. Facehooked explores the problems most commonly found on Facebook, including controversial topics such as self- esteem, privacy, peer pressure, stalking, emotional manipulation, among others. Readers are not only provided with the practical tools to help identify and avoid unhealthy behaviors, but also suggestions for healthier interactions on Facebook.

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Dr. Suzana Flores is a highly accredited licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in treating anxiety-related disorders. Her current work centers on the psychological effects of social media. Over the past three years, she has interviewed Facebook users, from all age groups, to explore the positive and negative features of social media and evaluate the effect it has on our lives. She has been interviewed on Univision Television News, LIVE! with The Love Dr., WLTH 1370AM Radio, Esquire Magazine, Dame Magazine, MySavvySisters.com, Mashable.com, Review Magazine, and New Parent Magazine.

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