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Media Use and Sleep

Media Use and Sleep JAMA PEDIATRICS PATIENT PAGE Today’s generation of children and adolescents are growing up in a media-saturated environment. Media use can include broadcast media such as television and mov- just having access to a media device at bedtime was also associated ies, as well as interactive media such as social media and online with poor sleep quality. games. Further, media use via portable devices such as smart- phones and tablets has made media use available 24 hours a day and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness at most any location. Both having access to a media device at bedtime, as well as using me- One area of health concern with children’s media use is its ef- dia near bedtime, were associated with excess daytime sleepiness. fect on sleep. Concerns about media use and sleep include that using The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children media at or near bedtime can lead to fewer hours of sleep and poorer donotsleepwithdevicesintheirbedrooms,includingtelevisions,com- quality of sleep. Concerns have also been raised about media use puters,smartphones,andtablets.Further,thepolicyrecommendsthat leading to daytime sleepiness, which could affect children’s school children and adolescents avoid using any electronic media for at least performance and other physical health issues. Sleeping the recom- 1 hour http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Pediatrics American Medical Association

Media Use and Sleep

JAMA Pediatrics , Volume 170 (12) – Dec 1, 2016

Media Use and Sleep

Abstract

JAMA PEDIATRICS PATIENT PAGE Today’s generation of children and adolescents are growing up in a media-saturated environment. Media use can include broadcast media such as television and mov- just having access to a media device at bedtime was also associated ies, as well as interactive media such as social media and online with poor sleep quality. games. Further, media use via portable devices such as smart- phones and tablets has made media use available 24 hours a day and Excessive...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2016 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
2168-6203
eISSN
2168-6211
DOI
10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.2575
pmid
27918791
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Abstract

JAMA PEDIATRICS PATIENT PAGE Today’s generation of children and adolescents are growing up in a media-saturated environment. Media use can include broadcast media such as television and mov- just having access to a media device at bedtime was also associated ies, as well as interactive media such as social media and online with poor sleep quality. games. Further, media use via portable devices such as smart- phones and tablets has made media use available 24 hours a day and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness at most any location. Both having access to a media device at bedtime, as well as using me- One area of health concern with children’s media use is its ef- dia near bedtime, were associated with excess daytime sleepiness. fect on sleep. Concerns about media use and sleep include that using The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children media at or near bedtime can lead to fewer hours of sleep and poorer donotsleepwithdevicesintheirbedrooms,includingtelevisions,com- quality of sleep. Concerns have also been raised about media use puters,smartphones,andtablets.Further,thepolicyrecommendsthat leading to daytime sleepiness, which could affect children’s school children and adolescents avoid using any electronic media for at least performance and other physical health issues. Sleeping the recom- 1 hour

Journal

JAMA PediatricsAmerican Medical Association

Published: Dec 1, 2016

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