Wall Street Journal: TikTok Diagnosis Videos Leave Some Teens Thinking They Have Rare Mental Disorders

Wall Street Journal: TikTok Diagnosis Videos Leave Some Teens Thinking They Have Rare Mental Disorders . “When teens watch TikTok videos and decide they have a mental-health affliction—even if they’re really only suffering from adolescence—it can pose a treatment challenge and cause frayed family relationships. Psychologists say there are things parents should and shouldn’t do when confronting their self-diagnosing teen, which I’ll discuss below. For its part, TikTok, owned by Beijing-based ByteDance Ltd., is implementing changes that could minimize streams of single-topic videos.”

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