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Screen Time Doubles Kids’ Risk of Anxiety and Depression

Impacts Mental Health in Youth

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Children and teens that spend more than seven hours a day on screens have twice the risk of being diagnosed with anxiety or depression compared to those that spend one hour a day similarly engaged, concluded a San Diego State University study of more than 40,000 youngsters.


This article appears in the February 2019 issue of Natural Awakenings.

 

 

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