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Social Media Addiction

A study of 216 kids showed that 30 percent of internet users showed signs of depression and that the depressed kids were the most intense web users.

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Dr. Nicholas Kardaras.

Author of Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids.

When it Comes to Social Media Addiction Treatment, Dr. Kardaras Doesn’t Miss a Beat.

There are brain-imaging studies of the effects of screen time, he says. And he also has treated many teens who are so wrapped up in video games that they don’t even get up to use the bathroom. He says the evidence is clear, but we’re not ready to face it.

“We have, as a society, gone all-in on tech,” he says. “So we don’t want some buzzkilling truth sayers telling us that the emperor has no clothes and that the devices that we’ve all so fallen in love with can be a problem” — especially for kids and their developing brains, he adds.

Addiction may not be an official term in the U.S., at least not yet. But researchers and clinicians like Bishop, who avoid using it, are still concerned about some of the patterns of behavior they see.

San Diego State University Has Found Shocking Evidence About Screen Addiction

According to a study from Dr. Jean M. Twenge, teens are 74 percent more likely to have trouble sleeping and twice as likely to see a professional for mental health issues than their 1980s counterparts

Social Media Addiction Research Show it Can Neurologically Damage Developing Brains.

Through extensive research, clinical trials with diagnosed screen addicts, and experience treating a variety of other types of addicts, Dr. Kardaras explores the alarming reality of how children could be “stunting their own creative abilities” by constantly turning on and tuning in.

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