Phishing is a technique that involves tricking users into thinking they’re at confidential site in order to steal the user’s confidential information, passwords, etc.
While we have previously performed a prospective study on computer use in relation to mental health symptoms in a selected university student cohort , it is important to examine possible prospective associations between computer use and mental health outcomes in a more general and heterogeneous population of young adults.
The present study was performed in a population-based sample of young adults.
The widespread use of modern information and communication technology (ICT) in work life and private life follows in the wake of rapid advances in technology and popularization of different devices and applications, implying fast changes in exposure profiles in the population over the past few decades.
The issue of possible negative effects of exposure to ICT has been raised by various groups.
Using the computer at night and consequently losing sleep was associated with most mental health outcomes for both men and women.
Further studies should focus on mechanisms relating information and communication technology (ICT) use to sleep disturbances.
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Getting stuck in what was perceived as unproductive activities, such as game playing, or “gaming,” was another concern, and participants could also relate to having insufficient or dislocated sleep after sitting up late in front of the computer because of getting stuck in tasks, meeting deadlines, chatting, or gaming.