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AMA approves policies on social media use, screen time

November 15, 2017

Noting the negative impact on health from excessive use of social media and electronic devices, AMA encouraged primary care physicians and schools to be more proactive in educating patients and parents about their potential impact during the interim meeting of the House of Delegates,

In the Journals

Social media use does not harm mental health

November 14, 2017
Time spent on social media was not associated with negative mental health outcomes among young adults; however, posting vague yet alarming information on social media…
Meeting News

Parents should be included in internet use disorder treatment

October 25, 2017
Parents are a crucial component in the treatment and management of internet use disorders among children, according to research discussed at the American Academy of…
Meeting News

Internet gaming disorder linked to male sex, impulsivity, lacking social skills

October 25, 2017
Individuals who are male, impulsive and have limited social skills have higher risk for internet gaming disorder, according to data presented at the American Academy of…
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CME Article

Identifying and Responding to Suicide Risk in Schools

Psychiatric Annals, August 2017, Volume 47 Issue 8
Schools provide a unique environment in which to identify and respond to youth suicide risk. A comprehensive approach…
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Youth Suicide: August 2017

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Psychiatric Annals

Suicidal ideation and behavior, as well as death by suicide, in children and adolescents present a particularly…
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