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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In the last decade, computer – tera rapidly infiltrated into our lives. Imagine a modern person, who may, without prejudice to themselves, to distance themselves from the computer and the Internet, it is impossible. Today it has become customary to see that a person interacts with a com – pewter constantly – at work, at home, in the car and even on the plane. The computer is becoming an essential – part of modern life, not only adult but also children.
Many parents mistakenly believe that it’s better for the child sits at home on the computer in front of them than going out with the wrong crowd. Thus, the child receives a free and unrestricted access to the computer.
But the advent of computers, “provoked” the emergence and computer games, which immediately found a lot of fans among children and adults. Today, computer technology has reached a level of development that allows you to create very realistic game with good graphics, color and sound, which entails an increase in the number of people fanatically fond of computer games – gamers (from the English “game” – game).
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The girl should be quiet, economical and accurate, its merits – a docile and gentle nature, and the main objective – to marry well, become a model housewife and have children. And this is not a description of the methods of education of the Middle ages – this Patriarchal realities of modern Ukraine, where the girls forget to tell that they’re individuals and can build your life, career and family, not being dependent on men. Therapist of Leonid Semakov believes that in this way one of the girls raise free staff.
The middle ages in 2012
When I was preparing for an interview on this topic, to be honest, I doubt that the problem of educating girls in a Patriarchal style now just as relevant as, for example, 30 years ago. But was unpleasantly surprised to find many tips for raising girls frankly humiliating display. For example, how about this: “Educating a girl can do without such approvals as “good”, “well done”, “clever”. Such words of encouragement of a girl forced to be like the boy and strive to achieve success, to obtain the approval. But this will not make her happy. Many women incorrectly educated, strive for achievement, a career, a great income, but feel even more marginalized and deprived of love”? The mind boggles that the desire for achievement is considered to be improper upbringing in 2012!
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