Rhiannon Leake


Research title: “For the ‘Gram”: Investigating the role of social media.

Research Summary

Is There a Relationship Between Social Media Use and Self-Harm and Suicidal Behaviour in Young Adults?

My research utilises a mixed methods approach to assess and analyse possible relationships between social media use and self-harm and/or suicidal behaviour in young adults, and also what factors may mediate or moderate these relationships.



PsyPAG 2020: Oral Presentation- A quantitative investigation into the relationship between social media and self-harm and suicidal behaviour in young adults