Violence, addiction, and M-rated games

Kathleen Gadd, Tammy Kavanaugh

Abstract


Violence is present in all media – some books describe gruesome murders, films show blood and guts, and some music contains aggressive lyrics,, peppered with references to weapons and illegal drugs. But over the years, especially when a tragic, violent event involving a young person occurs, video games have been examined with a particularly strong lens.

Keywords


video games; young adults; resources; Violence.; Video game addiction

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