Study: Frequent Texters Are Stressed Out and Don’t Sleep Well

If you’re a frequent sender of text messages, you may want to read the findings of new research from Washington and Lee University. According to the study, individuals who text often experience a number of pretty alarming sleep issues and even emotional problems. The researchers found that heavy texters typically sleep with their phone nearby and have a compulsion to respond to late-night messages. The frequent text-message users also suffered from “friendship-related stress” most likely because “texting lacks the ability to provide the kind of nuance that is important in discussing sensitive issues.” Now there is definitive proof that SMS addiction is no LOLing matter …

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