Smartphone de-addiction among children and adolescents: An hour of need.

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Date: May 2022
Publisher: Wiley Subscription Services, Inc.
Document Type: Report; Brief article
Length: 109 words

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Keywords: children; de-addiction; smartphone Abstract Sudden closure of schools due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic introduced extensive use of digital technology in education across the globe. The gadgets connected to the internet have become an essential part of the lives of children in the contemporary world. Children and adolescents are more exposed to smart devices for academic learning and entertainment. The concern of smartphone addiction among children and adolescents in recent decades has been heightened by the spread of COVID-19. Excessive use of smartphones has physical, psychological, and social unfavorable outcomes signifying the need for developing strategies to reduce the usage. Byline: Shalini G. Nayak, Mamatha Shivananda Pai

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A702848111