Essay about Video Games Inspire Violent Behavior

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Teen violence is a term used to define collective behaviors by teenagers that are not acceptable by the society. These behaviors range from slapping, bullying, hitting, assault and even armed robbery. Teen violence has been affecting many societies and has destructive history to communities. Although many factors have been pointed out to cause teen violence, studies show that modeling behaviors are the most common causes of teen violence in the society. These include behaviors as seen in the movies, on the streets, on the video games and at home. Social engineering factors and psychology behind teen violence are some of the main challenges contributing to teen violence. Video games, in particular, have caused the prevalence
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These teens tend to develop antisocial personality disorder (Doyle-Portillo & Ellen, 2011).
When people suffering from antisocial personality disorder come into contact with tools such as knives and guns, they end up practicing acts that are harmful. Recently, the prevalence of antisocial personality disorder was found to be the main cause of sandy hook shootings. These shootings led to death of many innocent people. Moreover, the lack of policies to control guns has contributed to availability of guns to individuals who do not have any form of control in the usage of guns. When these guns end up to bad people or to those suffering from mental illnesses, this led to mass shootings (Henigan, 2009).
Recently, American psychologists in concert with specialized physicians have completed a number of researches by examining the influence of video games in teenagers and teenage outlook. The outcome of video game on human conduct results to smocking, sex, and teen violence among others. General practitioners and psychologist have contributed radically in supporting American government and healthcare association on how to handle issues related to medical and mental illness from teenagers affected by video games. Physiologists have identified complicating psychological facet in more than 70% of brain complains among teenagers. Situation such as mood disorder, nervousness, substance misuse, weight loss, and unrelieved headaches are resulted by brain fatigue
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