International Journal of Preventive Medicine

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2020  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 59-

Screen time activities and aggressive behaviors among children and adolescents: A systematic review


Mojtaba Keikha1, Mostafa Qorbani2, Maryam Sadat Kazemi Tabaee3, Shirin Djalalinia4, Roya Kelishadi5 
1 Center for Health Related Social and Behavioral Sciences Research, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, Iran
2 Non-communicable Diseases Research Center, Alborz University of Medical Sciences, Karaj; Chronic Disease Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Isfahan Health Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
4 Non-communicable Disease Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences; Deputy of Research and Technology, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Tehran, Iran
5 Pediatrics Department, Child Growth and Development Research Center, Research Institute for Primordial Prevention of Non Communicable Disease, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Roya Kelishadi
Pediatrics Department, Child Growth and Development Research Center, Research Institute for Primordial Prevention of Non Communicable Disease, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan
Iran
Shirin Djalalinia
Non-communicable Disease Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran
Iran

Background: Aggressive behaviors have increasing trend in children and adolescents all over the world. This study aimed to perform a systematic review on the association between screen time activities and aggressive behaviors. Methods: A systematic search was conducted through PubMed, Institute of Scientific Information (ISI), and Scopus, until 2017. Moreover, related unpublished studies (grey literature, thesis project and congress paper), considered for further data availability. Data extraction and quality assessment conducted by two independent experts. Results: Through searching processes, 4381 publications were found, from them. 483 papers were from PubMed database and others were from ISI/WOS (1724) and Scopus (1938). Following the excluding of non-relevant and duplicated studies, 19 studies remained for further analyzing. Findings of the present study showed that children and adolescents who share most of their time for watching of television are at greater risk for violent behaviors including physical fighting, victim and bully. Conclusion: This review found that children and adolescents who share most of their time for watching of television are at greater risk for violent behaviors including physical fight, victim and bully.


How to cite this article:
Keikha M, Qorbani M, Kazemi Tabaee MS, Djalalinia S, Kelishadi R. Screen time activities and aggressive behaviors among children and adolescents: A systematic review.Int J Prev Med 2020;11:59-59


How to cite this URL:
Keikha M, Qorbani M, Kazemi Tabaee MS, Djalalinia S, Kelishadi R. Screen time activities and aggressive behaviors among children and adolescents: A systematic review. Int J Prev Med [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Jun 3 ];11:59-59
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