aggression and violent behavior. There has also been some number of medical and advocacy organizations that have generally expressed serious concerns about the negative effects of violent video games on teenagers[ CITATION Cra07 \l 1033 ]. An example is the American Academy of pediatrics (AAP) that has stated the concerns about the negative effects of playing all video games for long periods of time on the ability of teenagers to pay attention. AAP recommends that
Violence of video games on teenagers 4 parents should be close to their children and monitor the kind of video game content, limit the time such teens devote on these games activities and also encourage interaction with friends when videos are being played.
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