Internet Gaming Disorder: Investigating the Clinical Relevance of a New Phenomenon.

@article{Przybylski2017InternetGD,
  title={Internet Gaming Disorder: Investigating the Clinical Relevance of a New Phenomenon.},
  author={Andrew K. Przybylski and Netta Weinstein and Kou Murayama},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2017},
  volume={174 3},
  pages={
          230-236
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The American Psychiatric Association (APA) identified Internet gaming disorder as a new potential psychiatric disorder and has recognized that little is known about the prevalence, validity, or cross-cultural robustness of proposed Internet gaming disorder criteria. In response to this gap in our understanding, the present study, a first for this research topic, estimated the period prevalence of this new potential psychiatric disorder using APA guidance, examined the validity of its… 

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