An abstract is a short summary of a larger work, such as a dissertation or research paper. It allows potential readers to quickly identify what the paper is about and decide whether to read it. The abstract should include the research question, hypothesis, participants, methods, results, and conclusions.
Research Question: What are the effects of social media on youth mental health?
Hypothesis: Social media use has a negative impact on mental health in adolescents.
Participants: The study included 300 adolescents aged 13-18.
Methods: To investigate the effects of social media use on mental health, participants completed surveys, interviews, and focus groups.
Results: The findings showed that social media use was associated with higher levels of depression, anxiety, and stress.
Conclusions: The results suggest that social media use has a negative impact on mental health in adolescents and should be monitored.