**please excuse cross posting**


I'm sure this work has already been done is great detail...

I have been asked to do a literature search on "the effects of handheld
video games on adolescents" for a staff member of the adolescent psych
care team. Without saying so, I'm sure the root of the question is
whether or not to ban handhelds (and games) for these adolescent
patients - probably based on the violence component present in so many
of the games.

		Tamara Durec, BSc (Pharm), MLIS

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