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Articles on Internet and Video Game Addition

Information For Patients, Parents, and Families:

Digital Bingeing- Is it a Problem?
By Delaney Ruston, MD, writer, director, and star of SCREENAGERS, the award-winning documentary.

digital bingeing is it a problem?

The Battle: How Tension over Screen Time is Pitting Parents Against Their Kids
The Cover Article from Bethesda Magazine, Sept-Oct 2019

Bethesda Artivle "the battle" featuring Clifford Sussman, MD

A Parents Guide to Healthy Internet and Video Game Use for Children with ADHD
The cover article from Attention Magazine Winter 2017-18 issue

Cover of Attention Magazine

Hooked on Games:
A TIME Magazine for Kids article in September, 2018.

Media Archives

Articles and Interviews featuring Dr. Sussman

Attention Talk Radio Shows:

August 9, 2017

ADHD and Screen Addiction Treatment

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a challenge of self-regulation, meaning that the challenge of sometimes engaging attention and other times unengaging attention, much like an addiction or an addict's need to walk away. In this edition of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD coach Jeff Copper interviews Dr. Clifford Sussman on the treatment and challenges of working with those who have ADHD and screen addiction issues. If this speaks to you, this show promises to be very insightful to help you be self-aware and attack the problem head on. 

 

August 2, 2017

ADHD and Screen Addiction: The Hard Part

This edition of Attention Talk Radio is a follow-up to part one in a series related to ADHD and screen addiction. In the first episode, we talked about the biology that places those with ADHD at higher risk for screen addiction. In this edition, we talk with Dr. Clifford Sussman about the issues that arise when you combine the challenges of ADHD, self-regulation, puberty, and the ever-growing requirements to interact with the world digitally. If the topic speaks to you, you will want to listen in to create self-awareness and understand the very real challenges at present in dealing with this challenge.

 

July 26, 2017

ADHD and Screen Addiction: The Biology and Issues

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is very much an issue of self-regulation. Biological issues related to those with ADHD lend themselves to struggles with screen addiction. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD coach Jeff Copper interviews psychiatrist Dr. Clifford Sussman  who discusses the issues related to the challenges of those with ADHD and problematic use of digital technology.  He clearly lays out biology and issues at hand to understand why this is a very big concern for those with ADHD. If this topic speaks to you, this is a show you won't want to miss.

April 24th, 2013
Attention Talk Radio
-Dr. Sussman answers questions from teenagers
-sponsored by Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)