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02 November 2010

Texting teens: not enough sleep

Staying up late to play video games, surf the Net and send phone text messages may lead to learning problems, mood swings, anxiety and depression in children, a study suggests

Staying up late to play video games, surf the Internet and send phone text messages may lead to learning problems, mood swings, anxiety and depression in children, a pilot study suggests.

The study was based on a survey of 40 boys and girls with an average age of 14. The researchers focused on their activities after they had gone into their bedroom for the night and were supposed to be sleeping.

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