Digital and Mental Wellbeing (DigiWellbeing)

DigiWellbeing is a health sciences research group specialising in the study of digital and mental wellbeing at different stages of life, both nationally and internationally.

Research group information

Contact information

Research group leader

Research group description

The research interests are:

  • The associations and impact of digital media use (e.g. internet, social media, online gaming) to people's health and wellbeing

  • factors related to mental wellbeing

In addition, we develop and evaluate effective health and well-being promotion methods. The aim is to provide new knowledge for the public, professionals and policy makers to promote the health and wellbeing of individuals and populations.

Target groups include children, adolescents, young adults, families and professionals.

Qualitative and quantitative methods and validated scales are used in the research.

Research group’s focus areas

  • Digital Wellbeing
  • Digital media use (internet, digital gaming, social media)
  • Physical, mental, social well-being
  • Adolescents and young adults

Social media

You can also find us from social media:

  • Instagram: digiwellbeing_oy
  • Facebook: Digiwellbeingoy