Monday, November 23, 2009

Watch TV Make Children More Aggressive

EXCESSIVE: Excessive television watching in children can cause various adverse effects of psychological and medical side. It is feared that it also triggered an early sex as a teenager.

Some U.S. researchers have found that watching television affects a child's behavior is just learning to walk, the more often they watch television, the more aggressive their behavior. For the study, researchers at the State University of New York to collect data from home and by telephone on 3128 children born between 1998 and 2000.
The children came from 20 major cities in the U.S., and their mothers completed the polls when children are born, and then fill them again when the child was one year old and three years.
The study found that watching TV directly by the child or papranan (exposure) to indirectly watching television in the house, both related to aggressiveness in children is still very young.
"For every hour a child watching TV directly, the aggressiveness up 0.16 on a scale of zero to 30. Make every TV was turned on in the house, the increase was 0:09," said study leader Jennifer A. Manganello, assistant professor of health communication at the University of Albany School of Public Health, State University, New York, as reported China's official news agency, Xinhua.
The researchers finally concluded after the monitoring data on a variety of other factors, such as depression experienced by her mother, living in unsafe neighborhoods and beaten. "TV is more likely, compared with other factors, to increase aggressive behavior," said Mangenello.
"The message from this study is that parents are not just thinking about how long kids can watch TV, but also think about the media environment as a whole in the house," Manganello said.
The study was published in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, published in November. "Exposure to violence in the media, including television, movies, music and video games, is an important risk to the health of children and adolescents," said American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
"The evidence indicates that extensive research on media violence can contribute to aggressive behavior, decreased sensitivity to violence, nightmares and fear harmed," wrote the Council of Communication and Media AAP. ant/rin/
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