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Toward a consensus definition of pathological video-gaming: a systematic review of psychometric assessment tools.
Pathological video-gaming, or its proposed DSM-V classification of "Internet Use Disorder", is of increasing interest to scholars and practitioners in allied health disciplines. This systematicExpand
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Video Game Structural Characteristics: A New Psychological Taxonomy
Excessive video game playing behaviour may be influenced by a variety of factors including the structural characteristics of video games. Structural characteristics refer to those features inherentExpand
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The cognitive psychology of Internet gaming disorder.
Internet gaming disorder (IGD) has received nomenclatural recognition as a potential mental health disorder, despite evident variability in its core psychopathology and psychometric assessment.Expand
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The Convergence of Gambling and Digital Media: Implications for Gambling in Young People
Adolescents’ use of the Internet and other digital media for the purpose of gambling represents a serious concern in modern society. This paper overviews some of the available monetary andExpand
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Policy responses to problematic video game use: A systematic review of current measures and future possibilities
Background and aims Empirical research into problematic video game playing suggests that overuse might cause functional and psychological impairments for a minority of gamers. Therefore, the need forExpand
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Video Game Addiction: Past, Present and Future
Gaming addiction has become a topic of increasing research interest. The last decade has witnessed a significant increase in the number of empirical studies examining various aspects of problematicExpand
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Adolescent simulated gambling via digital and social media: An emerging problem
This study examined the prevalence of adolescent involvement in a range of digital and social media gambling activities, and the association between exposure to, and involvement in, simulated gambling and monetary gambling. Expand
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Working towards an international consensus on criteria for assessing internet gaming disorder: a critical commentary on Petry et al. (2014).
This commentary paper critically discusses the recent debate paper by Petry et al. (2014) that argued there was now an international consensus for assessing Internet Gaming Disorder (IGD). OurExpand
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Gaming disorder: Its delineation as an important condition for diagnosis, management, and prevention
Online gaming has greatly increased in popularity in recent years, and with this has come a multiplicity of problems due to excessive involvement in gaming. Gaming disorder, both online and offline,Expand
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Internet gaming disorder treatment: a review of definitions of diagnosis and treatment outcome.
OBJECTIVE Internet gaming disorder (IGD) is a new disorder currently positioned in the appendix of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition. Few clinical studiesExpand
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