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Violent games players are drug-taking risk-takers

A new study by Laura M. Padilla has claimed that people who play violent games may lead to taking drugs and doing risky behaviour.

Her study looked at gaming and internet habits of 500 female and 313 male undergraduates, with an average age of 20.

The findings are reported in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence. They also claim that they found "stark gender differences in video game and Internet use," Padilla-Walker said, with the guys playing violent videogames nearly eight times as often as the girls.

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Darkseider3212d ago

Wow she is so spot on. Maybe she should lay off the drugs she was taking when doing this study and writing this report. Next study, video games cause pancreatic cancer in lab rats!