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Boys Who Play Video Games Have Lower Depression Risk

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 17: Sam Mitchell from the Hawthorn Hawks takes his turn on a Playstation at the AFL Premiership 2005 Sony Playstation launch at the Telstra Dome August 17, 2005 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images)

A study done by Psychological Medicine found video games are not that bad.

Boys who regularly play video games at age 11 are less likely to develop depressive symptoms three years later.

Girls who spend more time on social media tend to appear to develop more depressive symptoms.

How do you handle screen time and technology in your home?


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