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ADHD, attention, impulsivity and violent video games

reference:

Gentile, D. A., Swing, E. L., Lim, C. G., & Khoo, A. (2012). Video game playing, attention problems, and impulsiveness: Evidence of bidirectional causality. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 1(1), 62-70.

 

“Every child is the same as a little baby” Guide for Vietnamese Australian Parents by Vinh Van Le (1994)

Free PDF Download: Vietnamese/English Parenting Guide 1994

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In the 1990s, headlines such as “Viet gangs take over heroin trade” were commonplace in Australian national newspapers.

My father Mr Vinh Van Le, was a prominent social worker here in the Vietnamese Community here in Adelaide. During this time, my father volunteered to research and author a parenting guide titled “Every child is the same as a little baby”. Vinh received a small government grant to provide this for free as a means to combat this problem within our own community, beginning with the family itself.

From L>R older brother, mother, father Vinh Van Le and Dr Huu Kim Le at TEDx Adelaide 2015 “The Spell of Digital Immersion”

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Attachment Disorder and Early Media Exposure: Neurobehavioral symptoms mimicking autism spectrum disorder Facebook Live Discussion

Should you restrict your child under the age of 24 months from using all digital media completely? What if your child has already been exposed to media for many years, is it too late to set limits?

Here is a case example for discussion where early media exposure can mimic Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in some children.

Free Journal of Medical Investigation article here:
https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/jmi/65/3.4/65_280/_article

Dr Le discusses in a Facebook Live video, a journal article authored by Numata‐Uematsu 2018 et al from the Department of Pediatrics, Tohoku University School of Medicine.

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Dr Le interview with Mix 102.3 Jodie and Soda


http://www.mix1023.com.au/shows/jodie-soda/screen-time-for-your-kids-with-dr-kim-le

Dr Kim Le, child psychiatrist from Women’s and Children’s Hospital (WCH) was recently interviewed by Adelaide’s Mix 102.3 Radio show with Jodi and Soda. This interview was to better help the community and especially parents to better understand the potential negative effects of online computer games, signs to look out for addiction and what steps can be taken to help prevent addiction.