Financial consequences Teens spend large amounts of money on new games

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Financial consequences:- Teens spend large amounts of money on new games, expansion packs, service fees and computer upgrades. Emotional/Psychological Consequences:- Those who use excessively computer games may experience depressed mood, low self esteem, social anxiety, low frustration, tolerance, anger and feeling of guilt and shame for not being able to control their gaming habits. Guidelines for parents to reduce the effects of video games excessive use on adolescents. Children should be helped to choose video games for them. It is always good to check the rating and content of the games before buying or renting. Parents most know the preference of the children in relation to game playing. They can talk to other parents for Advice and suggestions of good games.
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xvi Parent can choose the games that are challenging and exciting without being violent. They should find games that require strategy and problem solving skills. If they have on educational component, that’s Bonus. When choosing games for girls, it is desirable to look for ones that have, not – stereotypical female character. Video games are expensive. So before it is bought, it is the responsibility of the parents to make sure that the game has good play value. Always the parents must sit down and play when a new game is purchased. It is advisable to hare the computer or video game consoles in a public are of the house so that everyone can observe what one is playing. Parents should explain to children why certain game is Objectionable. Inform them the effect of playing violent video games. They must establish the rule for the duration and the frequency of playing videogames & strictly adhere to it. The child must be encouraged to involve in other interesting activities. TELEVISION In today’s world an exponential advancement has taken place in the electronic Media. Television’s one of the important media for any group specially adolescents. Television has a very heavy impact on youth. It has both pros and cons, but its depends on the person what they take and what they discard in their life.
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xvii Symptoms of Television Excessive Use: Spending lot of time in front of television. Leave little or no time for outdoor games. Insomnia. Lack of Communication. Effects of Television on Adolescents. School Performance:- Higher level of television viewing correlate with decrease in class room engagement, lowered academic performance, especially reading scores. Parent Child Conflict:- Children see the various kinds of advertisements on television and they pester their parents to buy the same for them. When such demands are not met it results in parent child conflict. Violene:- Increased aggressive behaviour after viewing violent TV Shows or Movies.
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