publication . Article . 2021

Increased Screen Use on Days With Increased Perceived COVID-19-Related Confinements—A Day Level Ecological Momentary Assessment Study

Ann-Kathrin Arend; Jens Blechert; Björn Pannicke; Julia Reichenberger;
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  • Published: 02 Feb 2021
<jats:p><jats:bold>Introduction:</jats:bold> Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) quickly evolved into a global pandemic in early 2020, and most countries enforced social confinements to reduce transmission. This seems to dovetail with increasing, potentially problematic, screen use habits, such as gaming and “binge-watching.” Yet, the subjective experience of the common confinements may vary not only between individuals depending on age, sex, and living conditions (i.e., living alone) but also within individuals from day to day: confinements might interfere with habitual activity schedules more strongly on some days than on others. Such dynamic confinement experience ha...
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free text keywords: COVID-19, Confinements, Screen use, Day structure, ecological momentary assessment (EMA), COVID-19, confinements, screen use, day structure, ecological momentary assessment (EMA), Public Health, Original Research, lcsh:Public aspects of medicine, lcsh:RA1-1270, Binge-watching, Evening, Psychology, Physical health, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Psychological intervention, Day to day, Social media, Ecology, Living situation
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EC| NewEat
Transdiagnostic views on eating disorders and obesity and new approaches for treatment
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 639445
  • Funding stream: H2020 | ERC | ERC-STG
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