How effective is family counselling on screen exposure of pre-school children?

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Bahadur E. I. , Akkus P. Z. , Yoldas T., ÖZMERT E. N.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.63, no.2, pp.282-290, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 63 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.24953/turkjped.2021.02.012
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.282-290
  • Keywords: background TV exposure, excessive screen time, family counseling, neurodevelopmental disorder, pediatric office setting, RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED-TRIAL, TELEVISION EXPOSURE, MEDIA USE, TIME, BEHAVIOR, ASSOCIATIONS, TODDLERS, HEALTH
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No


Background. Excessive screen viewing and background TV exposure are common problems all over the world. Therefore, intervention studies have gained importance. This study aims to investigate the effectiveness of family-based, developmental pediatrics clinic setting counseling in reducing screen time in typically developing children and to compare them with neurodevelopmental disorders.