The Excessive Use of “Screens” by Children - A Case Study for Developing Possible Therapeutic Approaches


  • Florina Madalina Bisceanu Danubius University of Galati


screen; aggression; neural changes; diagnosis; parental control


The technological advances of the last 20 years have had a profound impact on modern
society, bringing along important transformations. The advent of the internet, mobile phones and other
remote communication devices has accelerated the exchange of information, exponentially increasing
the amount of information being exchanged and processed by their users, which has put additional
strain on cognitive capacities. Moreover, social changes have been observed, for example, with children
and young people moving away from physical interaction towards a solitary lifestyle. Method- The
online questionnaire method was used on a sample of 94 respondents. The results of the questionnaire
will be discussed in this article. Results -This analysis includes the results of the questionnaire that led
to the conclusions that will be stated in this article. Discussion and conclusions - Most psychologists
believe that we are still far from obtaining scientific evidence on the duration of use of devices involving
screens to be able to provide relevant recommendations for therapeutic approaches. The implications
of excessive use of screen devices go beyond the realm of psychology and, as we shall see throughout
this paper, imaging investigations on children and adolescents reveal a significant negative impact on
the cortex, with tailored significance for each case studied, but more importantly, on the associated
disorders that arise as a result of excessive screen time.

Author Biography

Florina Madalina Bisceanu, Danubius University of Galati

Student, 1rd year, Faculty of Behavioural and Applied Sciences, specialization Psychology


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How to Cite

Bisceanu, F. M. (2024). The Excessive Use of “Screens” by Children - A Case Study for Developing Possible Therapeutic Approaches. New Trends in Psychology, 6(1), 90–98. Retrieved from