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Gaming addiction

Gaming Addiction

Gaming addiction is psychological, not physical, and formed as a result of the brain rewiring its reward pathways. Addicts will associate gaming with the pleasure that comes from dopamine. In turn the association the brain makes with this and gaming will result in the addict...

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Most Addicting Games

Most Addicting Games

The most addicting games are those that keep you hooked. Video game creators no longer design games that you can easily walk away from; they tailor their games for specific population groups so that you become addicted and spend as much money as possible. ...

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Game Transfer Phenomena

Game Transfer Phenomena

Game Transfer Phenomena (GTP), also commonly referred to as the “Tetris Effect,” is a perception that occurs after extended video game play that causes distortions in the gamer’s reality, including auditory delusions, intentional thoughts that are focused on gaming, and unintentional disillusions and behaviors. ...

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Video Game Addiction

Video Game Addiction

Casually playing video games does not mean you child is addicted to gaming. However, video gaming can quickly escalate to a lifestyle and turn into an addiction. As a parent of a child who may have a gaming addiction, there are a few things to...

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Digital Detox

Digital Detox

Every once in a while the user receives some sort of unpredictable reward. This may take the form of a message, a like, a notification, or anything else which is pleasurable to receive, triggering the dopamine controlling the pleasure centers in the brain....

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Addiction Treatment

CBT for Addiction

CBT is known as a “talking” therapy and is focused on the psychological principles of behaviorism[1]. It looks at how an individual’s behaviors can be changed and the way in which they think and feel about society around them. Through a better understanding of cognition...

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Gaming Disorder Recogized by the World Health Organisation

Gaming Disorder

The 1980s saw the rise of home videogame systems thanks to the Nintendo Entertainment System. No longer did kids have to go to the arcade and pour quarters into a videogame or pinball machine. Now, kids could sit in their bedrooms and play all day...

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