Navigation Links
Psychiatrist Examines Effects of Video Game Play on Children
Date:1/7/2009

New Book Explores Psychological, Social, Physical and Educational Issues

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 5, 2009 -- Since the advent of faster game consoles, more realistic artwork and longer game play, two things have occurred in the video game market: it has grown into a record $1.7 billion industry, and the heated debate among the media, parents' groups, law makers, and game companies, over what effect videos games have on children - has gotten even hotter.

A new book, Video Game Play and Addiction: A Guide for Parents (iUniverse) aims to clarify both sides of the controversy, while offering the definitive assessment of video games' impact on children, including on their physical and emotional health, and educational and social development.

Written by Dr. Kourosh Dini, a Chicago-based psychiatrist known for his work with children, adolescents and adults, Video Game Play and Addiction provides advice for parents overwhelmed and under informed about the games their children play. Dr. Dini's solutions are based on years of personal and professional research, interviews and an almost endless supply of resource material documenting both the good and not-so-favorable.

"Games have lots of benefits, which unfortunately, parents aren't always aware of when the only games they're exposed to are the controversial violent ones targeted to more mature players," says Dr. Dini. "Age appropriate multi-player video games can allow children to learn how other people think - a key aspect of empathy. Games can also help a child become more comfortable with new and ever progressing technology."

Video Game Play and Addiction is the first book of its kind covering children and game play: its author
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Psychiatrists are the least religious of all physicians
2. Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh psychiatrist receives prestigious NIH award
3. Psychiatrists, parents significantly differ in ADHD, psychiatric comorbidities perceptions
4. Psychiatrists: Least religious but most interested in patients religion
5. Most Psychiatrists Open to Discussing Spiritual Concerns
6. NAMI Honors Exemplary Psychiatrists: 30 Doctors From 21 States
7. LocumTenens.com Finds Psychiatrists are Neutral on Universal Healthcare
8. Mailman School of Public Health study examines link between racial discrimination and substance use
9. First study examines newly-licensed RN work attitudes and intentions
10. New study examines brain-gut relationship in those suffering with stomach pain or discomfort
11. Research examines connection between substance abuse and violence
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Psychiatrist Examines Effects of Video Game Play on Children
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 Product liability lawsuits filed in ... ( http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/DePuy/ ) continue to move forward in federal ... issued in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of ... open conference on January 7, 2015, at the Paul ... West Palm Beach, Florida. The Conference is scheduled to ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Recently, BellasDress has launched ... wedding dresses. BellasDress has chosen their best-selling lace wedding ... for the holiday season. , Now, BellasDress.com features ... gowns here at discount prices. The business hopes everyone ... website. , “All our elegant products are ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... children with complex chronic illnesses can receive effective, less expensive ... with easy access to a team of dedicated health care ... to become seriously ill and need either hospitalization or a ... an enhanced medical home clinic at the University of Texas ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 AngelWeddingDress.com tries ... to the online realm. Today, the business has introduced ... a site-wide prom dress promotion. , The new prom ... each and every dress lover. They are specially designed ... 2015 prom dresses should visit its website before ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Each year trauma accounts for approximately 42 ... across the nation (according to the Centers for ... Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey collected data from ... They estimated that there were between 3.5 and 4.4 ... diagnosis of broken bone or fracture. , When ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:BellasDress.com’s Christmas Sale: Trendy Wedding Dresses With Big Discounts 2Health News:Coordinated Care Through 'Medical Home' Best for Chronically Ill Kids: Study 2Health News:Coordinated Care Through 'Medical Home' Best for Chronically Ill Kids: Study 3Health News:Angelweddingdress 2015 Prom Dresses Online Now 2Health News:Every Year Four Million Emergency Department Visits Result from Accidents Involving Bone Trauma 2Health News:Every Year Four Million Emergency Department Visits Result from Accidents Involving Bone Trauma 3Health News:Every Year Four Million Emergency Department Visits Result from Accidents Involving Bone Trauma 4
... , THURSDAY, Sept. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Distracted driving fatalities ... space of three years, according to new U.S. government research ... in car accidents from 2001 to 2007, the researchers estimated. ... rose 28 percent in just three years, from 4,572 in ...
... Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing professor, Dr. Diane Doran, was ... help protect the safety of over 900,000 Canadians who ... The Canadian Patient Safety Institute and its partners ... competition drawing some of Canada,s leading healthcare researchers. The ...
... Gordon HealthDay Reporter , THURSDAY, Sept. 23 (HealthDay ... was living his boyhood dream. He,d just been plucked ... on the courts of the National Basketball Association,s Dallas Mavericks, ... a local tournament. But a small on-court collision with ...
... A concerted effort to boost research on women,s health over ... and reduced deaths among women due to cardiovascular disease, breast ... Institute of Medicine. The effort has yielded less but ... and osteoporosis on women, added the committee that wrote the ...
... the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine ... UCSD Cancer Center, has been named the 2010 recipient ... the Metastasis Research Society, an international, non-profit organization that ... at a recent joint meeting of the MRS and ...
... Estonia (September 23, 2010) At an international gathering of ... Vaccine Foundation announced it will initiate a clinical trial of ... researchers at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. ... on TB Vaccine Development. Building on more than ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Texting Taking a Deadly Toll on Roads 2Health News:Texting Taking a Deadly Toll on Roads 3Health News:$1 million awarded to Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing-led research team 2Health News:Experimental Leukemia Drug Proves a Slam Dunk 2Health News:Experimental Leukemia Drug Proves a Slam Dunk 3Health News:Experimental Leukemia Drug Proves a Slam Dunk 4Health News:Increased attention to women's health research has yielded gains on some important conditions, but progress lags on others 2Health News:Increased attention to women's health research has yielded gains on some important conditions, but progress lags on others 3Health News:David Cheresh receives top award for cancer metastasis research 2Health News:New TB vaccine enters clinical testing 2
(Date:12/22/2014)... -- ConvaTec, a privately-held medical products and technologies company, today ... Executive Officer of the company, effective December 22, 2014. ... "The Board of Directors of ConvaTec thanks Mr. Berger ... three years," said Magnus Lundberg , the Chairman ... the company is well positioned for the future."  The ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Mass , Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RXi ... biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing ... RNA-targeted technologies, today issued the following open letter ... Cauwenbergh , Dr. Med. Sc. Dear ... days a number of inaccurate statements posted on ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... 22, 2014  Pfenex Inc. (NYSE MKT: PFNX) today ... has been filed and is now open and that ... Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the ... "We are extremely pleased to have the IND now ... a significant milestone in our company,s partnership with BARDA ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ConvaTec Names Paul Moraviec Interim CEO Effective December 22, 2014 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 3RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 4RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 5RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 6Pfenex Announces Active IND and Additional BARDA Funding for Recombinant Anthrax Vaccine Program, Px563L 2Pfenex Announces Active IND and Additional BARDA Funding for Recombinant Anthrax Vaccine Program, Px563L 3
... Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX ), ... today announced the appointment of Wendy Dixon , ... 30 years of pharmaceutical development and commercial experience to ... product launches and portfolio evaluation in cardiometabolic and primary ...
... , MADRID , April 21 PharmaMar, ... with marine-based anti-tumor drugs Yondelis(R), Zalypsis(R) and Irvalec(R) at the American Association ... from April 17-21 . , ... The AACR meeting is the leading convention on cancer research, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Appoints Wendy Dixon, Ph.D. to Board of Directors 2Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Appoints Wendy Dixon, Ph.D. to Board of Directors 3PharmaMar Presents New Clinical Trials With Three Marine-Based Drugs at the American Association for Cancer Research Convention 2PharmaMar Presents New Clinical Trials With Three Marine-Based Drugs at the American Association for Cancer Research Convention 3
The design of this table top is based on advanced functionality for specific urological requirements. This composite product sets a new standard for urological imaging....
Drew Scientific has been making leading edge and top quality CBC systems for over 15 years.,The Excell 16/18 offers a reliable alternative for a 3 part differential....
... First Step Select® Heavy Duty is a pressure ... air loss therapy specifically to the BariKare® Bed., ... 250 and 650 lbs., Large patients at risk ... using a static mattress that would benefit from ...
... Maxxis™ 300 is a healthcare bed system ... individuals in the home care setting, ... combined weight of 2) ,Healthcare frame ... frame size selected, ,CONTRAINDICATIONS: ,Total weight ...
Medicine Products: