Kids' Electronic Media Use Linked with Poorer Well-Being

March 17, 2014 9:36 PM

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Kids' Electronic Media Use Linked with Poorer Well-Being

The amount of time kids spend watching TV or playing electronic games may affect their well-being in early childhood, including mental health factors like their risk for emotional problems, a new study from Europe suggests.

For girls in the study, each additional hour spent playing electronic games or using a computer on weekdays at age 4 was linked with a two-fold increase in the risk of emotional problems at age 6.

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