Relationship between sleep quality, using social media platforms, and academic performance among university students.Perspect Psychiatr Care. 2020 Apr; 56(2):415-423.PP
Explore the quality of sleep and investigate the relationship between sleep quality, using social media platforms, and academic performance among university students.
DESIGN AND METHODS
A cross-sectional correlation design was used, 412 students completed an electronic questionnaire.
The majority of university students suffer from poor quality of sleep. The most frequently used social media platforms were WhatsApp, Snapchat, and YouTube. The strongest predictor of having very poor sleep quality was addiction on twitter.
An educational program about the importance of adequate sleep should be supported university students.