Movies, Video Games May Increase ADHD Risk

Can there be a link between the rising rate of ADHD diagnoses in children and adolescents and the proliferation in fast-paced media aimed at children? 

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is characterized by symptoms such as attention problems, hyperactive behavior, and impulsivity in children, usually leading to disruptions at both home and school. While children in developed nations are routinely stimulated by television shows, movies, and video games, research studies investigating a potential link with ADHD symptoms fail to show a consistent relationship.

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