Adolescents living the 24/7 lifestyle: effects of caffeine and technology on sleep duration and daytime functioning
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Adolescents living the 24/7 lifestyle: effects of caffeine and technology on sleep duration and daytime functioning

Sue Davies Research fellow, University of Hertfordshire

This pilot study aimed to investigate the effect of technology use – televisions, mobile phones and MP3 players – and caffeine intake on teenagers’ sleep behaviours among 100 adolescents, aged between 12 and 18 (median 15), recruited at a paediatric clinic while attending a well-child appointment.

Primary Health Care. 20, 3, 14-14. doi: 10.7748/phc.20.3.14.s23

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