Sleep mediates the association between adolescent screen time and depressive symptoms.

Affiliation

Program in Public Health, Department of Family, Population and Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University, USA. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

This study examined the associations between four types of screen-based activities and depressive symptoms among adolescents. We further investigated whether sleep characteristics (ie, insomnia symptoms and sleep duration) mediate these associations.

Keywords

Depressive symptoms,Gaming,Insomnia symptoms,Screen time,Sleep duration,Social messaging,

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