Often watching as a child addicted to a computer game, parents are sounding the alarm and wonder, will affect whether computer games negatively on the psyche of a teenager? Are they able to cause computer addiction? Whether it is necessary to forbid the child to play? The situation clarifies psychologist Julia Donets.
– Julia, you have about 7 years in private practice. How often do you turn to parents with the problem of computer addiction in the child?
– Any addiction – it is the escape of a person from solutions to life’s challenges that he faced. Actually appeals to psychotherapists with symptoms of computer addiction can be counted on the fingers. According to statistics, in the face of serious difficulties, children and adolescents are more likely to resort to alcohol and drugs, and not the computer.
– Why alcohol and drugs remain in first place in solving teenage problems?
The alcohol helps the teenager to return to an earlier stage of development in which he couldn’t care less about me, and he has a right not to be responsible for anything in his life, shifting responsibility to others. The computer gives the same level of regression, which is called alcohol and drugs.
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Remember that You matter to Your child. He sees everything You do, say and act. Your personal example, timely and appropriate spoken word plays a huge role.
Teach the child the first years of life, what fate awaits him, if he commits a crime, become a drug addict.
Help Your children to understand information about drugs and drug abuse. Choose appropriate literature review of available information and try to bring it to the consciousness of the child in casual conversation, while watching television or during joint reading of Newspapers, magazines, books.
Always try to listen, encourage his desire to ask questions. Answer the questions with interest, think aloud, do not fear to admit their doubts and even misunderstanding of certain aspects. Teach your kids to have a dialogue, because it will help You to maintain contact with them throughout the growth period.
Make Your home open and welcoming to Your children’s friends. Participate whenever possible in discussing their issues. Maintain and, where possible, and participate in their Continue reading