Internet Gaming Addiction: A Systematic Review of Empirical Research

@article{Kuss2011InternetGA,
  title={Internet Gaming Addiction: A Systematic Review of Empirical Research},
  author={Daria J. Kuss and Mark D. Griffiths},
  journal={International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction},
  year={2011},
  volume={10},
  pages={278-296}
}
  • D. Kuss, M. Griffiths
  • Published 1 April 2012
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction
The activity of play has been ever present in human history and the Internet has emerged as a playground increasingly populated by gamers. Research suggests that a minority of Internet game players experience symptoms traditionally associated with substance-related addictions, including mood modification, tolerance and salience. Because the current scientific knowledge of Internet gaming addiction is copious in scope and appears relatively complex, this literature review attempts to reduce this… Expand

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