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Violence and the media the lack of cause and effect?

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Doctors have refused to label excessive video gaming an "addiction" though it could be a mental illness, "There is nothing here to suggest that this is a complex physiological disease state akin to alcoholism or other substance abuse disorders, and it doesn't get to have the word addiction attached to it," according to Dr. Stuart Gitlow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York (27 ).

Music

His kind of music is deplorable ... sung, played, and written for the most part by cretinous goons.
Frank Sinatra on Elvis Presley
Music helps youths negotiate adolescence, on there way to adulthood. Often their choice of music troubles there parents, as their parents music troubled their parents. The uncomfortable issues raised in music can act as a spring board for parents to add their input on the issues raised. The fate of the listeners of this uncomfortable troubling problem music? The same as the former listeners of problem music. Normal adulthood (28 ).

Music is important to adolescents and allows them allows to
(a) portray an 'image' to the outside world
(b) satisfy their emotional needs(29 ).

A study said "Preference for HM music and worshipping were not directly related to suicidal risk for adolescents."(30 ).

It was discovered that rap and heavy metal listeners had more turmoil with parents. When variables where controlled the difference disappeared (31 ).

Researcher said about hard rock, hip hop and punk "Listening to problem music did not precede self-injurious thoughts. Problem music is associated with self-injurious thoughts and behaviors, but this relationship is mediated by other factors and the former does not seem to cause the latter."(32 ).

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Music, deplorable, goons, youths, adolescence, adolescents, suicidal, rap, heavy metal, hard rock, hip hop, punk, youth violence