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Q: Social affects of gaming ( No Answer,   2 Comments )
Subject: Social affects of gaming
Category: Computers > Operating Systems
Asked by: nemo84-ga
List Price: $50.00
Posted: 05 Jul 2006 04:35 PDT
Expires: 23 Jul 2006 18:56 PDT
Question ID: 743469
How have pornographic materials included in games such as GTA and Tomb
Raiders Lara Croft (as a sexy figure) affect teens with their social
relations? Are children affected socially by playing such games as
it?s an easier route of virtually experiencing relations? I.e. picking
up prostitutes in a car (GTA). Does including half nude female figures
in fighting games affect teens in any mental way?
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: Social affects of gaming
From: iamdeux-ga on 05 Jul 2006 05:51 PDT
Subject: Re: Social affects of gaming
From: nkamom-ga on 05 Jul 2006 16:20 PDT
Our local paper, the Columbus [Ohio] Dispatch had a front page article
on gaming today (July 5th).  It speaks of an addiction similar to
crack and mentions the world's first detox clinic for video-game
addicts opening this month in Amsterdam.  Might get you started on
some research.

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