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Editorial : The role of digital technology in children and young people's mental health – a triple-edged sword? / Hollis, Chris; Livingstone, Sonia; Sonuga-Barke, Edmund.

In: Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, Vol. 61, No. 8, 01.08.2020, p. 837-841.

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Hollis, C, Livingstone, S & Sonuga-Barke, E 2020, 'Editorial: The role of digital technology in children and young people's mental health – a triple-edged sword?', Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, vol. 61, no. 8, pp. 837-841. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcpp.13302

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Hollis, C., Livingstone, S., & Sonuga-Barke, E. (2020). Editorial: The role of digital technology in children and young people's mental health – a triple-edged sword? Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 61(8), 837-841. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcpp.13302

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Hollis C, Livingstone S, Sonuga-Barke E. Editorial: The role of digital technology in children and young people's mental health – a triple-edged sword? Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines. 2020 Aug 1;61(8):837-841. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcpp.13302

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Hollis, Chris ; Livingstone, Sonia ; Sonuga-Barke, Edmund. / Editorial : The role of digital technology in children and young people's mental health – a triple-edged sword?. In: Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines. 2020 ; Vol. 61, No. 8. pp. 837-841.

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