Are attention disorders connected to technology addiction?

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  Q:  Are impulsive children, or children with ADHD, more likely to develop technology addictions? –Answers about ADHD in San Francisco, CA A: Dear Answers, This is a tricky subject for a very basic reason: Although diagnosed and treated as a serious problem in Asia and Europe, technology addiction, also known as video or internet addiction,… Read more »

How do swear words factor in to a movie’s MPAA rating?

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Q: I let my 13-year-old watch the movie “Once” and I didn’t understand why it was rated R; there was some bad language but no irresponsible display of risky behavior like so many PG-13 movies I’ve seen. How do movie ratings work?
Answered by Dr. Michael Rich, The Mediatrician