The excessive use of social media and its relationship to insomnia among female students in Hail University

Volume 9, Issue 3, Article 16 - 2021

Authors: Halima Mohamed, Adam

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Abstract

The purpose of preparing this research paper is to explain the relationship between the excessive social media use and insomnia disorder among female students in Hail University, although identifying the differences in excessive use, and insomnia among the sample members. The descriptive-correlational approach was followed, and the sample was chosen in a stratified random manner, as the sample reached 360 students from various disciplines. Social media behavioral addiction indices were measured using the Social Media Usage Scale (SMU), and insomnia disorder measured using an (ID) scale. The results of the study show that there is a statistical correlation between the use of social media and insomnia disorders. Well as the relationship between the type of social media and the number of accounts and preferred social media and insomnia disorders, and the value of each was <0.05. The study concluded that female university students suffer from excessive use of social media, which negatively affected the quality of sleep and their mood.

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Adam, Halima Mohamed. (2021). The excessive use of social media and its relationship to insomnia among female students in Hail University. International Journal of Educational & Psychological Studies, 9(3): 977-988
https://doi.org/DOI:10.31559/EPS2021.9.3.16