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Here is a list of recently published studies on children, media, and health exploring  a range of  topics:

  • Examination of the prevalence of internet addiction among Greek adolescent students.
  • Exploration of the role of television as an external stimulation which can precipitate epileptic seizures in young children.
  • Examination of the cognitive and behavioral effects of the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign on youths aged 12.5 to 18 years.
  • Evaluation of the possible psychological problems related to excessive cellular phone use in adolescents.

Etemadifar, M., Raoufi, M., Maghzi, A.H., Ebrahimi,A., Kaji-Esfahani, M., & Mousavi, S.A. (2008).  Television-provoked epilepsy in children: A follow-up survey from Isfahan, Iran. Arch Iran Med. 11(6), 649-53.

Ha, J.H.,  Chin, B., Park, D.H., Ryu, S.H., & Yu, J. (2008). Characteristics of excessive cellular phone use in Korean adolescents. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 11 (6),

Hornik, R., Jacobsohn, L., Orwin, R., Piesse, A., & Kalton,G.
(2008). Effects of the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign on youths. American Journal of Public Health, 98(12), 2229-2236.

Komlos, J., Breitfelder, A., & Sunder, M. (2008). The transition to post-industrial BMI values among US children. Am J Hum Biol. Available online Nov 5.

Siomos, K.E.,  Dafouli, E.D., Braimiotis, D.A., Mouzas,O.D., Angelopoulos, K.V. (2008).Internet addiction among Greek adolescent atudents. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 11(6), 1-5.

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