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4. A Screen Debate: Is Screen Use An Addictive Behavior?

4. A Screen Debate: Is Screen Use An Addictive Behavior?

Update: 2024-03-13
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Hosts Ryan and Michael debate the controversial topic of screen use in children with ADHD, and whether it should be treated like an addiction. They explore the impact of screens on the developing brain, discussing the correlation between ADHD and addiction. Are screens truly addictive, or is it just compulsive use? How do screens affect executive functioning skills and social interactions? Tune in to discover their nuanced opinions and recommendations for parents struggling with screen time limits and the potential consequences of excessive screen use on a child's future success.




Find Mike @ ⁠www.grownowadhd.com⁠ & on ⁠IG⁠


Find Ryan @ ⁠www.adhddude.com⁠ & on ⁠Youtube⁠



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[00:00:00 ] Start
[00:01:35 ] Screen addiction in ADHD.
[00:07:01 ] Screen addiction and gambling comparison.
[00:08:05 ] Screen time and child behavior.
[00:14:37 ] Screen time limits for ADHD.
[00:18:09 ] Managing video game usage.
[00:22:16 ] Screens and refusal to brush.
[00:24:18 ] Screen time impact on children.
[00:27:13 ] Video games and social skills.
[00:32:37 ] Big tech concerns and parenting.
[00:36:51 ] Visual time management for kids.
[00:40:33 ] Importance of varied experiences.

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4. A Screen Debate: Is Screen Use An Addictive Behavior?

4. A Screen Debate: Is Screen Use An Addictive Behavior?

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