Prevalence of perceived stress, symptoms of depression and sleep disturbances in relation to information and communication technology (ICT) use among young adults - an explorative prospective study

@article{Thome2007PrevalenceOP,
  title={Prevalence of perceived stress, symptoms of depression and sleep disturbances in relation to information and communication technology (ICT) use among young adults - an explorative prospective study},
  author={Sara Thom{\'e}e and Mats Ekl{\"o}f and Ewa Gustafsson and Ralph Nilsson and Mats Hagberg},
  journal={Computers in Human Behavior},
  year={2007},
  volume={23},
  pages={1300-1321}
}
The aim of this study was to prospectively investigate whether high quantity of information and communication technology (ICT) use is a risk factor for developing psychological symptoms among young ICT users. A cohort of college students responded to a questionnaire at baseline and at 1-year follow-up (n = 1127). Exposure variables, such as different types of ICT use, and effect variables, such as perceived stress, symptoms of depression and sleep disturbances, were assessed. Prevalence ratios… CONTINUE READING