Mental health of the children who are active users of digital media

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Institute of Special Education of the Russian Academy of Education, Moscow, Russia

Correspondence should be addressed: Galina A. Goncharova
ul. Pogodinskaya 8, korp.1, Moscow, 119121, Russia; ur.liam@agavorahcnog

Received: 2021-08-04 Accepted: 2021-08-20 Published online: 2021-09-30

The article provides a literary review of studies on the impact of digitalization on indicators of mental health and well-being (emotional well-being, behaviour, communication, learning) of children and adolescents. The vast majority of researchers note the prevalence of different disorders in children and adolescents, including inattention, hyperactivity, anxiety, depressive symptoms, obsessive disorders etc.

Keywords: children, teenagers, mental health, digital environment, prevalence of violations