Video Game Addiction

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Video game addiction has always been the main topic of controversies recently due to its impact on the young generation. In spite of the fact that it helps us to enjoy ourselves during recess and economically contributes to several countries’ income, its negative affects towards children and teenagers and so on, need our consideration.

Merely in 2001, people in the US spent roughly 9.8 billions dollars on video game and this number increasingly enlarges in time. Besides, people who overplay those video games commonly have to confront a high chance of getting either mental or physical diseases or even both. Hasn’t been identified as one of diagnosis in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, however, those who overuse it often perform the changes in their characteristics and habits in common. In addition to that, even them their selves could be aware that they’ve changed negatively, they are not able to get rid of it. There it also causes the loss in interpersonal relationships, self-hygiene as well as wreck in either school or work. Other than that, addict in video game may cause various types of solemn problems such as being isolated from the community, becoming obese, less interactive to broader life.

To be more specific, video game addicts tend to be more proactive in their imaginary world than in real life. They’d rather get engaged to their online relationship than face to face, and by all those, they invisibly isolated themselves out of the society. Spending most of their time on it, video game addicts rarely care about their self-hygiene and have less time to spend on their work and their social life which may possibly head them to the crash in their position at work as well as finance. Moreover, it...

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...hanges in neurological in people would also be reduced. Besides, since video game addiction is the main cause of time and money consuming in most of children and teenagers, parents should pay more attention on them because in anyway, it will negatively affect their future what is one of the most important factors that contributes to the economic status of a country.

In conclusion, video game addiction should be put on public discussion boards in order to find the best way to resolve it. And as video games is gradually becoming more and more popular in time, we should warn people not to overuse it and use it wisely.

Works Cited http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/exchange/node/1719 http://exgamer.net/blog/?p=1279

http://www.ehow.com/about_5377629_effects-computer-games-addiction.html

http://ndri.com/article/cause_and_impact_of_video_games_addiction_-211.html

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