Consequences of Play: A Systematic Review of the Effects of Online Gaming

@article{Sublette2010ConsequencesOP,
  title={Consequences of Play: A Systematic Review of the Effects of Online Gaming},
  author={Victoria Anne Sublette and Barbara A. Mullan},
  journal={International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction},
  year={2010},
  volume={10},
  pages={3-23}
}
  • V. Sublette, B. Mullan
  • Published 1 February 2012
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction
Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMOGs) have received considerable attention in news headlines describing gamers who have died while engaging in excessive play. However, more common physical and psychosocial effects attributed to online video gaming are social isolation, increased aggression, and negative academic and occupational consequences. In consideration of the bias in reporting negative consequences of video gaming, a systematic review was conducted to evaluate the evidence of the… Expand

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