boy yelling while gaming unaware of what causes gamer rage

Understanding What Causes Gamer Rage and How to Stop It

Gaming addiction and rage are on the rise, especially in teenagers and even young adults. Have you wondered what causes gamer rage? Part of the answer lies in the constant demand for instant gratification and having it taken away. The instantaneous loading of web pages, YouTube videos, and entertainment has not instilled patience in today’s…

teenage boy on computer showing signs of internet addiction

What are the Top Signs of Internet Addiction?

In our digital world, internet addiction is more pervasive than ever before. Your entertainment and information options are limited only by device battery and WiFi coverage. The temptation to stay online all day ensnares many, including our teens. Learn to recognize the signs of internet addiction disorder to keep your child healthy. What Defines Internet…

mother and daughter arguing over setting rules for phone use

Setting Rules For Phone Use

Teens can become overly dependent on their phones, and many teens use phones to avoid real life. Setting rules for phone use is an important part of the parenting process. Sometimes, establishing phone limitations and following through with consequences can be incredibly overwhelming for parents. Fortunately, places like Venture Academy offer electronic addiction treatment programs…

Electronic Devices Can Leave Teens Socially Withdrawn

Teen Relationships Affected by Screen Time

A teen’s ability to attach to their parents and friends may be affected by the amount of time they spend in front of a screen. A new study examining the relationship between screen time (television, video, DVDs, gaming or computer use) and parental attachment found the risk of having low attachment to parents increased by…