Troubled Teens Talk Video Gaming Addiction

Troubled Teens Talk Video Gaming Addiction

Downloadable Video - 2014
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Video gaming has exploded over recent years and the realism and escapism that is now on offer to teenagers can be a source of relaxation and pleasure. But this same realism and escapism can become a trap that turns carefree gamers to serious addicts. This program delves into the world of video game culture to try and shed light on the issue of video game addiction. Thomas Clare was an average teen when he got lost in the world of gaming, and neglected his real life. We speak to Thomas and his family about the effect this had on all of their lives and ask the question, at which point does a passion and a hobby begin to negatively impact a teenagers life? Troubled Teens is a six-part documentary series, that takes an in-depth look at the dark side of addiction. Told by teens struggling with addiction and the professionals treating them, this series gives an insight into the thoughts and mind-set of todays teen culture and tackles a number of different addictions faced by teens including drugs, sex, alcohol, social media, gambling and video gaming addiction.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, TMW Media Group, , [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (20 min., 29 sec.)) : sd., col
Additional Contributors: Films Media Group
TMW Media Group


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