#KidsAnxiety and the Digital World

Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2022 Jan;31(1):71-90. doi: 10.1016/j.chc.2021.06.004.


This article discusses child onset anxiety disorders in conjunction with the risks and benefits of the rapidly changing digital world including screen time, social media, and potential treatment platforms. A section includes the impact of pandemic stressors including social distancing, quarantining, the association of the pandemic and youth mental health, and prolonged screen time.

Keywords: Adolescent anxiety; Child anxiety; Digital technology; Internet; Online gaming; Social media.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Child
  • Humans
  • Internet
  • Mental Health
  • Screen Time
  • Social Media*