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India does not have in place a national guideline to regulate TV viewing among children. And it’s seriously affecting the country’s youth.Live images of Mumbai’s recent siege by terrorists on television — gun shots, bomb blasts, raging fires and charred bodies — have caused serious mental trauma among kids.Psychiatrists are seeing a 25% increase in the past one month of children suffering from anxiety and insomnia. Parents have no idea how much television is safe. This made them allow their kids to be glued to television while Mumbai bled. Paediatricians, on the other hand, have no official regulation to refer to when examining children addicted to TV. Read more at http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India/India_doesnt_have_guidelines_for_TV_viewing_by_children/articleshow/3882012.cms

 

 

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