Study: More Screen Time For Teens Linked To ADHD Symptoms


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in that case, the sky is falling, chicken little said


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ADHD is generally diagnosed in children by the time they’re teenagers, with the average age of diagnosis being 7 years old.

From the study:

Conclusions and Relevance Among adolescents followed up over 2 years, there was a statistically significant but modest association between higher frequency of digital media use and subsequent symptoms of ADHD. Further research is needed to determine whether this association is causal.