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The researchers in California believe receiving constant digital updates while the brain is rapidly developing makes teenagers find it hard to give anything their full attention.
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(Reuters Health) - Teens who spend lots of time surfing the web, playing games and chatting with friends on smartphones and tablets may be more likely to develop ADHD symptoms than youth who don ’t, a U.S. study suggests.
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(MedPage Today) -- Inattentive, impulsivity symptoms higher in frequent social media users, online shoppers
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Teens who used their smartphones "many times" a day were at increased risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms over the next two years, researchers found. But that doesn’t prove that digital media are to blame, the author of an accompanying editorial wrote.
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A new study finds that teens who engage in frequent texting, social media use and other online activities daily are more likely to develop symptoms of ADHD. (Image credit: Peter Dazeley/Getty Images)
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The more teens check social media and stream video, the more likely they might develop symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a new study suggests.
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The researchers in California believe receiving constant digital updates while the brain is rapidly developing makes teenagers find it hard to give anything their full attention.
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Editor's Summary by Phil Fontanarosa, MD, Executive Editor of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the July 17, 2018 issue
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My second foray into Suboxone treatment has evolved in a way I had not expected, but I think I have stumbled onto something profound. Almost six months into our in-house clinic’s existence, I have found myself prescribing and adjusting treatment for about half of my medication-assisted treatment (MAT) patients for co-occurring anxiety, depression, bipolar disease and ADHD as well as restless leg syndrome, asthma, and various infectious diseases. Years ago, working in a mental health clinic, we had strict rules to defer everything to each patient’s primary care provider that wasn’t strictly related to Subo...
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TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 -- Teenagers who constantly use their smartphones may have a heightened risk of developing symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, a new study suggests. The findings offer a look at a question many parents may...
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