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Is Excessive Electronic Screen Exposure One of the Culprits for Autism Spectrum Disorder

6 Pages Posted: 12 Sep 2018

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Abstract

Autism is a severe neurodevelopmental disorder with prevalence varies from 0.6 to 1 %. Autism is at least four times more common in males. It is characterized by disorders in social interactions, communication and behavior, which must appear under 3 years. We don't know the exact reason of rising incidence of autism but one of the factors we attribute is increasing access to electronic media on the daily basis than those of previous generation. This study is being done to establish if there is any direct/indirect correlation between exposure to screen time, its duration, involvement of parent care at the time when its needed the most exists.

Funding Statement: The authors declare that no funding or grant has been received for conducting the study.

Declaration of Interests: The authors declared no competing interest.

Ethics Approval Statement: This study was approved by ethics and research committee and that it complied with all measures.

Keywords: screen exposure, autism

Suggested Citation

Khanna, Dr Himani and Kapoor, Puja, Is Excessive Electronic Screen Exposure One of the Culprits for Autism Spectrum Disorder (July 22, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3218711 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3218711

Dr Himani Khanna (Contact Author)

Artemis Health Institute ( email )

Gurgaon
India

Puja Kapoor

Independent

No Address Available
United States

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