Thursday, 28 January 2016

Teens who obsessively check social media get less sleep: study

Teen Social media addicts beware!
According to new research, during the day on Facebook and Twitter teenagers who spend a lot of time to use social media less than their peers in their sleep in the night.
"The use of social media really can affect your sleep that is one of the first pieces of evidence," said lead author Jessica C. Levenson, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh, a postdoctoral researcher says That.
"This unique, arguably the first generation to grow up with social media among young adults who use social media and examined the association between sleep," Levenson said.
For the study, researchers sleep disturbances review the use of social media and establish a measurement system to determine the questionnaire, 19 of 32 samples of 1,788 US adults.
Questionnaires time Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Google Plus, the Instagram, Snapchat, Reddit, Tumblr, Pinterest, Bell, and linked to the 11 most popular social media platforms, asked about.
On average, participants used social media and a total of 61 minutes a day 30 times a week, visited various social media accounts.
Almost 30 per cent of the participants evaluated had high levels of sleep disturbance that appears, researchers said.
Social media checked frequently throughout the week, participants who reported less frequently compared with those who examine, sleep disturbances were three times more likely.
"The social media that the frequency of visits overall time spent on social media in a better predictor of sleep problems may indicate it," Levenson said.
"If this is the case, then obsessive 'checking behavior may be the most effective intervention of the competition," Levenson said.
Results are published in the journal Preventive Medicine, Doctors sleeping problems when assessing the media habits of young adults indicate that patients should consider asking.

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