Study Links TV/PC Time to Psychological Disorders in Kids

Paul Lilly

We can probably all agree that letting kids sit in front of their PC playing videogames or watching TV all day long probably doesn't promote mental health, but how much time is too much? According to a new study, anything longer than two hours per day is psychologically damaging.

"Watching TV or playing computer games for more than two hours a day is related to greater psychological difficulties irrespective of how active children are," lead author Dr. Angie Page from the University of Bristol's Center for Exercise, Nutrition, and Health Sciences said.

To arrive at that conclusion, the PEACH project, as it's called, studied over 1,000 children aged between 10-11 years old.

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