All entries for Tuesday 14 September 2004
September 14, 2004
According to this week's New Scientist, a study has shown that people who keep regular diaries are less healthy than those who don't. The obvious question is does this apply to blogs too?
I've had a blog for a couple of years and I haven't noticed any deterioration in health, but then I've kept diaries on and off much of my life. And the study does seem to concur with my observations of my fellow users of LiveJournal – blogging certainly does appear to be linked to depression, especially in teenagers.