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| Published: March 23, 2021

A study of social media impact on self esteem and sleep hygiene on young adults

Neha Rana

Student, Department of psychology, Post Graduate Government College For Girls , Panjab University, Chandigarh, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.094/20210901

DOI: 10.25215/0901.094


Social media is a platform where people get connected all around the world. The advent of social media has transformed the entire world into a global village where lines between online and offline, and digital and physical have become finer, faces are bent over a device, eyes glued to a screen and thumbs scrolling, chatting, sharing. Social media has a great impact on sleep and self esteem of young adults. The research is conducted to study sleep hygiene and self esteem on 64 young adults (32 males and 32 females) of age group 18-25. Standardized measures of social media addiction, self esteem and sleep hygiene were used. The results found out that there is no significant correlation between self-esteem and social media usage, also, sleep hygiene and social media usage. Further the results showed that there is no gender difference in social media usage, self esteem and sleep hygiene. The increase amount of using social media must be avoided for better wellbeing.

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 1, January-March, 2021