Reuters reports that among young college students, the frequency and type of video games played appears to parallel risky drug and alcohol use, poorer personal relationships, and low levels of self-esteem, according to new research. "This does not mean that every person who plays video games has low self-worth, or that playing video games will lead to drug use," said Laura M. Padilla-Walker, an associate professor at the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University. Rather, these findings simply indicate video gaming may cluster with a number of negative outcomes, "at least for some segment of the population." Padilla-Walker...

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