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It’s no secret that using your phone at before bed isn't really conducive to a good night’s sleep. However, now a study of more than 91,000 people has found that scrolling through your Instagram and Twitter feeds from the comfort of your pillow in the wee hours could increase the likelihood of developing a number of psychological problems such as depression, bipolar disorder and neuroticism. Late night phone-usage is just one of the disruptive behaviours pointed out by the researchers, who attributed the links to the aforementioned symptoms to body clock disturbance. Previous research has shown the detrimental effects of interruptions to the body’s natural 24-hour cycle of the body - kn... Full story

16 May