Research That Finds a Positive Association Between Early-Age and More Screen Time with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or ASD Symptoms
Association Between Screen Time Exposure in Children at 1 Year of Age and Autism Spectrum Disorder at 3 Years of Age: the Japan Environment and Children’s Study.
JAMA Pediatrics. 2022. Published January 31, 2022
Correlation Between Screen Time and Autistic Symptoms as Well as Development Quotients in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Front Psychiatry. 2021;12:619994. Published 2021 Feb 16. doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2021.619994
Early Social Experience and Digital-Media Exposure in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Indian J Pediatr. 2021 Jan 20. doi: 10.1007/s12098-021-03666-z. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33471317.
Screen time and autistic-like behaviors among preschool children in China.
Psychol Health Med. 2020 Nov 23:1-14. doi: 10.1080/13548506.2020.1851034. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33227216.
Association of Early-Life Social and Digital Media Experiences with Development of Autism Spectrum Disorder-Like Symptoms.
JAMA Pediatr. 2020 Jul 1;174(7):690-696. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.0230. PMID: 32310265; PMCID: PMC7171577.
The relationship between screen time, nighttime sleep duration, and behavioural problems in preschool children in China.
Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2017 May;26(5):541-548. doi: 10.1007/s00787-016-0912-8. Epub 2016 Nov 7. PMID: 27822641.
Social experiential deprivation in autism spectrum disorders: A possible prognostic factor?
Asian J Psychiatr. 2017 Apr;26:44-45. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2017.01.021. Epub 2017 Jan 19. PMID: 28483089.
Elevated background TV exposure over time increases behavioural scores of 18-month-old toddlers.
Acta Paediatr. 2015 Oct;104(10):1039-46. doi: 10.1111/apa.13067. Epub 2015 Jul 6. PMID: 26059816.
Comparison of Television Viewing Between Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Controls
Acta Paediatrica, 100, 2011, pp. 1033-1037
Research Suggesting Television as a Trigger for Autism and to Associate Screen Exposure with Autism
Does Television Cause Autism?
National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper No, 12632, Revised December 2006.
Research Reporting a Correlation Between Precipitation and Autism Diagnoses
Autism Prevalence and Precipitation Rates in California, Oregon, and Washington Counties
Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 162, November 2008, pp. 1026-1034
Screen Intervention in Young Children with ASD
Parent-child Interaction Effects on Autism Symptoms and EEG Relative Power in Young Children with Excessive Screen-Time
Early Childhood Development and Care, 191, 2021, pp. 827-836.
Early Media Overexposure Syndrome Must Be Suspected in Toddlers Who Display Speech Delay With Autism-Like Symptoms.
Glob Pediatr Health. 2020;7:2333794X20925939. Published 2020 Jun 25. doi:10.1177/2333794X20925939
Behavioral and Electrophysiological Evidence for Parent Training in Young Children with Autism Symptoms and Excessive Screen Time
Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 45, 2019, pp. 7-12.
Attachment Disorder and Early Media Exposure: Neurobehavioral symptoms mimicking autism spectrum disorder.
J Med Invest. 2018;65(3.4):280-282. doi: 10.2152/jmi.65.280. PMID: 30282873.
The consumption of virtual environment more than 4 hours/day, in the children between 0-3 years old, can cause a syndrome similar with the autism spectrum disorder.
Journal Romanian Literary Studies, 13, 953-968.
Parental Screen Use and ASD
The role of cellular phone usage by parents in the increase in ASD occurrence: A hypothetical framework. Med Hypotheses.
2018 Aug;117:33-36. doi: 10.1016/j.mehy.2018.06.007. Epub 2018 Jun 7. PMID: 30077193.
Potential Mechanism: Social Displacement and Direct Brain Effects
Causation Model of Autism: Audiovisual Brain Specialization in Infancy Competes with Social Brain Network
Medical Hypotheses, 91, 2016, pp. 114-122
Discussion of 'Virtual Autism'
Intensive early screen exposure as a causal factor for symptoms of autistic spectrum disorder: The case for «Virtual autism».
Trends Neurosci Educ. 2019 Dec;17:100119. doi: 10.1016/j.tine.2019.100119. Epub 2019 Oct 10. PMID: 31685125.
Early and Excessive Exposure to Screens (EEES): A New Syndrome
Devenir, 32, 2020, pp. 119-137.
Screen Media and Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Literature Review.
J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2019 May;40(4):303-311. doi: 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000654. PMID: 30908423.
Electronic Screen Media Use in Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2018 Apr;27(2):203-219. doi: 10.1016/j.chc.2017.11.013. PMID: 29502747.