Internet Gaming Disorder Co-morbidity Linked to Depression and Other Affective Problems

  title={Internet Gaming Disorder Co-morbidity Linked to Depression and Other Affective Problems},
  author={Trevor Archer},
The links between excessive internet game play and depressive symptoms are well-established [1,2]. Many of the problematic and dysfunctional tendencies often defined by loss of impulse control that are linked with internet/video gaming and the diagnosis of internet gaming disorder (IGD) have been shown to have connections also with other conditions, including emotional, cognitive, motivational and somatic disruptions expressed in anhedonia, anxiety, sleep disturbance and depressive states and… 
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