Researchers Suspect Digital Media May Be Spurring Rise in ADHD

August 3, 2018

(Salon) – At a diagnostic rate of almost one in every 10 children, according to reports conducted by the Center for Disease Control, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States. Despite all the research devoted to studying ADHD, precisely what spurs symptoms of ADHD in school-aged children is not known for certain. Now, a new study hints that ADHD may be related to something almost unavoidable: digital media.

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