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When gaming can be good for you: Computer games to support adolescent healthcare

Video games can elicit different reactions in different people. Gamers relish the challenges and fun that it brings to them and how they can fulfil elements of their recreational, relaxation and social needs.

However there are also the concerns about how much time young people spend playing games. The increase in sedentary behaviour associated with their uses as well as the potential to increase antisocial and aggressive behaviours in teenagers.

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