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Rae Dylan, ‘Sober Coach’ to Stars, Sees Rise of Social Media Addiction in Young Adults

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Rae Dylan, ‘Sober Coach’ to Stars, Sees Rise of Social Media Addiction in Young Adults

Khloe Kardashian has come under fire for her own social media habits and her influence on body image issues among young adults. (Photo: Khloe Kardashian/Instagram)

Rae Dylan has worked in the recovery field for 15 years as a “sober coach,” helping addicts of every stripe regain control of their lives, including those battling the latest affliction–social media addiction. Although academic research is scarce, social media addiction has started to gain recognition among psychologists. Two ground-breaking studies overseas discovered individuals who compulsively checked and updated their social media accounts to the point of disrupting their lives and ability to hold a job. “In the last two years, with Instagram and other social media, it’s become almost a pastime of a lot of people, across the board,” she says.

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