• Psychology, Computer Science, Medicine
  • Published in
    Cyberpsy., Behavior, and Soc…
    2007
  • DOI:10.1089/cpb.2006.9956

Excessive Computer Game Playing: Evidence for Addiction and Aggression?

@article{Grsser2007ExcessiveCG,
  title={Excessive Computer Game Playing: Evidence for Addiction and Aggression?},
  author={Sabine M. Gr{\"u}sser and Ralf Thalemann and Mark D. Griffiths},
  journal={Cyberpsychology & behavior : the impact of the Internet, multimedia and virtual reality on behavior and society},
  year={2007},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={
          290-2
        }
}
Computer games have become an ever-increasing part of many adolescents' day-to-day lives. Coupled with this phenomenon, reports of excessive gaming (computer game playing) denominated as "computer/video game addiction" have been discussed in the popular press as well as in recent scientific research. The aim of the present study was the investigation of the addictive potential of gaming as well as the relationship between excessive gaming and aggressive attitudes and behavior. A sample… CONTINUE READING

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