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Unraveling the link between social media use and sleep: an encompassing, multi-method examination of the role of psychological need satisfaction

Adolescence is characterized by an increased risk for sleep problems. Although social media are often seen as a (co-)cause for this, evidences is indistinctive. By refining the concept of social media, examining the role of basic psychological needs as antecedents and using a multi-method approach,
this project aims to unravel the link between social media use and sleep.

Date:1 Nov 2021 →  Today
Keywords:Social Media Use, Adolescence, Sleep, Basic psychological needs, Self-Determination Theory
Disciplines:Social psychology not elsewhere classified, Social and emotional development, Communication sciences not elsewhere classified