Image Credit source: Freepik
Image Credit source: Freepik
Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh pubg game (PUBG Game) A surprising case has come to the fore regarding this. Here, when a 16-year-old teenager was stopped by his mother from playing PUBG, the son shot and killed his mother. A similar case has also come to the fore in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. Here a person hanged himself after losing 17 thousand rupees in the online Ludo game. Such increasing cases are a matter of concern for the society and it compels them to think why today’s teenagers and youth are getting so entangled in the web of games, that they do not see anything beyond it. Addiction to games makes them mentally ill and they do not hesitate to take their own or anyone’s life. TV9 Hindi discussed this in detail with Dr. Dinesh Rathore, Medical Superintendent of Agra’s Mental Health Institute and Hospital. Let’s know about this…
1. Question: Why is the addiction of games increasing among people?
Answer: Dr. Dinesh Singh Rathore says that even though this addiction is more in the youth, but a large number of adults are also in the grip of it. There can be many reasons for this, the most important of which is people nowadays living alone or living in a small family. Even if it is a compulsion, but in private a person adopts such things and gradually he gets addicted to it. There was a time when there used to be joint families, but the trend of living in society or other places is making people addicted to such games. At the same time, the money or other benefits received from them in the form of prizes also attract them towards them.
2. The persuasive enemy seems, why so?
Answer: Dr. Dinesh Singh Rathore says that children or teenagers living in loneliness start to understand the gadgets and gaming world as their everything. He says that at the age of 15 to 19 years, children or teenagers are rebellious in nature. In such a situation, the enemy starts stopping them. Inhibition starts making them negative and they go to any extent to do harm.
3. Question: Only teenagers and youth are falling prey to this, why so?
Answer: According to Dr. Rathore, there can be many reasons for this, including the availability of smart mobiles easily, excitement. According to him, the tendency to learn things in teenagers is at its peak. Apart from this, the comparison trap can also be a reason. Actually, most children start comparing themselves with other children. They get caught in the feeling that they also want the same thing that their friend has.
4. Question: To what extent can this habit cause harm?
Answer: According to Dr. Rathore, this habit, apart from affecting mental health, can also harm in many other ways. He has also mentioned about Social Cushant, which means children, youth or other socially cut off. When people are not friendly, they start considering the gaming world as their everything. This method can isolate them mentally and socially.
5. Question: What methods can be adopted?
Answer: Many times parents try to make children or others mentally harassed them in an attempt to get rid of the addiction of this game. Dr. Rathore says that this method of yours can make them more negative against you. Instead, boost their morale. Ask them what you want in life and what you are doing now. You can be a little smart. For this, create a conflict between moral and expectation. If the child is stubborn, do not interrupt them directly, but for this, adopt another method, which does not make them feel bad.