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ea0063p652 | Interdisciplinary Endocrinology 1 | ECE2019

Restoring the sleep disruption by blue light emitting screen use in adolescents: a randomized controlled trial

Meijden Wisse P van der , Stenvers Dirk Jan , Kerkhof Linda van , Nierop Lotte van , Steeg Harry van , Bisschop Peter H , Someren Eus J van , Kalsbeek Andries

Introduction: Adolescents spend much time using blue-light emitting screen devices such as smartphones, tablets and computers. Blue light affects the central circadian clock in the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) as well as melatonin secretion by the pineal gland. Screen use in adolescents strongly associates with reduced sleep quality and sleep duration. However, there is a lack of intervention studies that reduce blue light exposure due to screen use in adolescents.<p clas...