Video games and youth violence: a prospective analysis in adolescents.

  title={Video games and youth violence: a prospective analysis in adolescents.},
  author={Christopher J. Ferguson},
  journal={Journal of youth and adolescence},
  volume={40 4},
The potential influence of violent video games on youth violence remains an issue of concern for psychologists, policymakers and the general public. Although several prospective studies of video game violence effects have been conducted, none have employed well validated measures of youth violence, nor considered video game violence effects in context with other influences on youth violence such as family environment, peer delinquency, and depressive symptoms. The current study builds upon… CONTINUE READING

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