Not All Screen Time Is Bad for Kids, but Know the Consequences

 ADHD in the News 2019-10-24

Despite common warnings that screen time and social media are bad for children, the effects are likely to be nuanced, according to a new report from the Child Mind Institute. The report, which is a deep dive into the effects of social media and gaming on child mental health, is intended to take a topic popular in the media and important to parents and "provide the best distillation" on up-to-date science, David Anderson, PhD, a reviewer of the report, told Medscape Medical News.