Emerging association between addictive gaming and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

@article{Weinstein2012EmergingAB,
  title={Emerging association between addictive gaming and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.},
  author={Aviv Malkiel Weinstein and Abraham Weizman},
  journal={Current psychiatry reports},
  year={2012},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={
          590-7
        }
}
Children's and adolescent's use of computer games and videogames is becoming highly popular and has increased dramatically over the last decade. There is growing evidence of high prevalence of addiction to computer games and videogames among children, which is causing concern because of its harmful consequences. There is also emerging evidence of an association between computer game and videogame addiction and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This is indicated by the occurrence… CONTINUE READING
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