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Watching Violence on TV may Disturb Preschoolers’ Sleep

by Savitha C Muppala on August 7, 2012 at 11:47 PM
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 Watching Violence on TV may Disturb Preschoolers’ Sleep

Preschool-aged children who watched TV shows with violent content could experience sleep disturbances, according to a new study.  

Researchers in the US alluded to a cause and effect relationship between children's media use and sleep problems.  If children watched disturbing content on television, it affected their sleep pattern.

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Researchers also advice co-viewing as it can increase parental awareness of the media content, so that they can begin taking remedial action.



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