Your Facebook Status Updates Can Show If You’re Depressed

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Take the word “f**k,” for example. The presence of everyone’s favorite curse word in status updates, along with “pissed” and “bloody” accurately indicated high degrees of hostility and aggression in that person’s behavior. “Hate” and “lonely” correlated with negative social relationships, too. The frequency of such words also tracked with seasonal depression trends. Winter was prime time for the blues.

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