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Video Game Addiction

Addiction

Anyone who has experienced it knows all too well – video game addiction is real. Although gaming addiction is not yet officially recognized as a diagnosable disorder by the American Medical Association, there is increasing evidence that people of ...

A need for the person to play the game or take part in gaming behavior more and more (tolerance) Irritability or miserableness related to not getting the video game action one desires

Alternatives

take the entire family outside for a walk, game or picnic Play “old-fashioned” board games as a family Join a club or sports team Enroll your teen in art, dance or music lessons Get a pet and give your teen primary responsibility for its care Read...

Symptoms

Some of the emotional signs or symptoms of video game addiction include: Feelings of restlessness and/or irritability when unable to play Preoccupation with thoughts of previous online activity or anticipation of the next online session Lying to ...

Warning Signs

Additional warning signs for children include: Fatigue, tendency to fall asleep during school Not completing homework or assignments on time Declining grades, or failing classes Dropping out of school activities, clubs, sports, etc. Isolating fro...

Computer game addiction is not a recognized psychological disorder (at least at present), but there is little debate that some gamers devote far too many hours to computer games, and that excessive play can negatively impact healthy functioning in...

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Video Game Addiction

http://www.cpmgsandiego.com The San Diego pediatric specialists at Children's Physicians Medical Group suggest that video games are not a problem unless they...

Internet And Computer Addiction

While time spent online can be hugely productive, compulsive Internet use can interfere with daily life, work, and relationships. When you feel more comfortable with your online friends than your real ones, or you can’t stop yourself from playing ...

Video game addiction, just like Internet Addiction, is not an official DSM-IV diagnosis, and in 2007 the American Medical Association rejected a proposal to classify video game addiction as a mental disorder. This was the correct decision, as well...

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The Signs Of A Video Game Addiction?

Signs off a video game addition

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Video Game Addiction

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