Problematic use of screen media and mobile devices

Sarah E. Domoff, Aubrey L. Borgen, Chelsea Robinson

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

7 Scopus citations


The aim of this chapter is to help professionals understand the importance of assessing screen media use by their patients. A brief review of the recent research on media use and its effects will be provided. Clarification will be provided to help clinicians distinguish between normative versus problematic use of screen media during childhood. Lastly, readers will be provided with tools to screen for problematic media use, as well as will receive guidance on how to prevent and address problematic media use.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationClinician's Toolkit for Children's Behavioral Health
Number of pages24
ISBN (Electronic)9780128160244
ISBN (Print)9780128162910
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020


  • Media
  • gaming disorder
  • phone
  • screen time
  • social media
  • video games


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