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

Shalini G. Nayak, Mamatha Shivananda Pai

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)196-198
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 05-2022

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Phychiatric Mental Health
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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