Session 83
Health and Wellbeing in a Digital World

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Chair: Emanuele Del Fava, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR)

1. Evidence of Distrust and Disorientation towards Immunization on Online Social Media after Contrasting Political Communication on Vaccines. Results from an Analysis of Twitter Data in Italy.Samantha Ajovalasit , University of Catania; Veronica Dorgali, University of Florence; Angelo Mazza; Alberto D'Onofrio, INTERNATIONAL PREVENTION RESEARCH INSTITUTE; Piero Manfredi, Università di Pisa.

2. Determinants of Online and Offline Social Support among Older AdultsBeatriz Sofia BS Gil Clavel , Max Planck Institute for demographic Research; Emilio Zagheni, Max Planck Institute for demographic Research; Valeria Bordone, University of Vienna.

3. Multi-Platform Social Media Use and Well-Being: Evidence on Usage Variety and Intensity from the General Social SurveySophie Lohmann , Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR); Emilio Zagheni, Max Planck Institute for demographic Research.

4. Screen Use and Depressive Symptoms among Adolescents in SwedenLi Ma , Centre for Research on Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Karlstad University; Brittany Evans, Karlstad University; Annette Kleppang, Department of Public Health and Sport Sciences, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences; Curt Hagquist, Centre for Research on Children’s and Adolescent’s Mental Health, Karlstads University.

5. Mobile Phones Increase Immunization Rates: Evidence from the DHSAlessia Melegaro , Bocconi University; Nicoletta Balbo, Bocconi University; Valentina Rotondi, University of Oxford; Veronica Toffolutti, Queen Mary University of London; Francesco Billari, Bocconi University.

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