Information and Communication Technologies Effects on Mental and Physical Health

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Arieh S Solomon, MD, PhD

Abstract

In our everyday life we use a wide range of technologies for communication and information purpose, ranging from established audiovisual devices, such as the television, followed by the personal computer (PC) and later tablets, mobiles and other types of electronic aides .Indeed parents increasingly expose young children to mobiles to keep them entertain and quite, so that they would not disturb the parent's daily routines. The use of such technologies leads to objective behavioral and clinical changes in both children and adults. Excessive use of these technologies leads to addictive behaviors followed by pathological changes in eye function, with clinical repercussion. This article presents a detailed review of all the symptoms of information and communication technologies' misuse by children and adults.

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SOLOMON, Arieh S. Information and Communication Technologies Effects on Mental and Physical Health. Medical Research Archives, [S.l.], v. 8, n. 12, dec. 2020. ISSN 2375-1924. Available at: <https://esmed.org/MRA/mra/article/view/2268>. Date accessed: 18 jan. 2021. doi: https://doi.org/10.18103/mra.v8i12.2268.
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