Stop your child becoming a screen addict

| 28/07/2010

(BBC): It used to be that playing computer games was a fun and harmless pastime – but not any more. Although not officially classified as an addiction, parents and professionals are becoming increasingly alarmed at the rising number of young people shunning normal ‘fun’ activities and family life in favour of playing computer games in isolation. It is not uncommon for children to spend upwards of six to eight hours daily on their computers playing games. And now increasing numbers of childrenand teenagers are experiencing the negative effects of gaming.

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