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(CNN)– A new study finds binge-watching television shows could be bad for you.

Researchers with the University of Texas in Austin say they’ve found a link between marathon TV sessions and depression and loneliness.

The researchers surveyed more than 300 18-to-29-year-old people about their television watching habits and how often they felt lonely or depressed.

The researcher say the survey found the more lonely and depressed participants were; the more likely they were to binge watch TV.

Researchers say the findings suggest binge-watching should not be viewed as a “harmless addiction.”

They note binge-watching can be related to obesity and fatigue and may lead some to neglect their work and relationships.