Skip to main content

Natural Awakenings of the Coastal Carolinas

Screen Time Doubles Kids’ Risk of Anxiety and Depression: Impacts Mental Health in Youth

Tatyana Vyc/Shutterstock.com

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.

 

 

Upcoming Events Near You

 

Join our Digital Newsletter List Keep Connected to the Community!

 

 

Healthy Living Coastal Carolinas Natural Awakenings FB Feed
Global Brief Video