The psychologist told how to deal with children's video game addiction

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Clinical psychologist, broadcaster Michael Khors said that video game addiction a child may develop due to wrong actions of parents, according to news Agency “national news service”.

Earlier in Roskoshestvo recommended that parents negotiate with the child about how much time and when he can spend on the computer. Children should be given in the mug section where their energy will be channelled in the right direction.

If these methods do not help, experts advise to go to a child psychologist. Also parents should lead by example – do not use for children phone or computer too long.

the horse considers these measures to be effective only as preventive measures, when based on no. With the addiction he has to fight therapy and to treat the entire family.

“If a baby had a dip in there, it means that parents and family have created the conditions for this. The lack of attention, lack of control, maybe the subordinate position of a parent towards a child” – said the expert.

According to the horse, to understand, does the child have a relationship or not, it is possible, taking his gadget. “If he’s mentally uncomfortable state, he worries, is restless, annoyed, yells, demands, threatening is a sign of dependence, analogous to drug withdrawal,” he said.

In this case, you need to go to a psychologist, and to look where at the family level there are problems. The child will resist, but then will switch to a more active activity associated with communication and physical activity.

“All parents know what to do, but not all do,” – said the expert.

Earlier, Time magazine called the best game of the decade. In the list of the American edition includes: League of Legends, Minecraft, Portal 2, Dark Souls, Skyrim, GTA 5, Pokémon Go, The Legend of Zelda, Fortnite and Disco Elysium. The author of the article noted that in recent years cultural influence of video games much rose. Also, this industry has become more profitable than film, television or music.

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