Violent Video Games Cause Violent Behavior

1127 WordsNov 18, 20165 Pages
It widely argued against whether violent video games can trigger violent behavior among those who play them. There 's many cases of the violent video games being the main factor of the person being violent, however their is plenty of factors that play a role in the case from parental neglect to drug abuse. In 1983 C. Everett Koop, the U.S. Surgeon General, claimed that video games were a leading cause of family violence. Although video game advocates argue that majority of the research on the topic is flawed and found no causal relationship with video games and social violence. Violent video games should be allowed because violent video games allow players to release stress and anger in the game and sales of violent games increase while juvenile crimes have decreased ; however, opponents feel it is that violent video games causes more aggression, bullying, and fighting; solution to this issue is the parents need to monitor their children, teach them manners and have them educated in how to treat others. Violent video games do not contribute to youth violence because it releases stress and anger.Violent video games aid people to lessen stress with the people having fun playing these video games and helping people not to worry about the daily problems of their life and just enjoy living it. In the Journal of Adolescent Health did a study on the factors of violent video game use on children and surveyed the kids. In the journal, they asked the children what are the reasons
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