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COVID-19 outbreak and screen time: Allies or foes

The COVID-19 pandemic opened the doors wide for an exponential and unprecedented increase in screen time worldwide. The current lockdown has reinforced the sedentary screen time lifestyle of the lockdown after the October 17, 2019, revolution, and has the potential to bridge it with the summer vacation.

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The Dangers of Video Game Addiction

As studies started showing empirical evidence of the existence of non-substance addiction, particularly with the preoccupation of some people with digital games, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders introduced in its fifth edition (DSM-5) that is published in 2013 the Internet Gaming Disorder (IGD) as a potential mental disorder. Recently, in June 2018 the World Health Organization (WHO) classified gaming as a disorder due to addictive behavior in the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11)

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Oui a  la technologie, mais avec moderation

La dependance aux smartphones provoque une baisse de la performance academique, selon une etude libanaise.

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