Internet and Video Game Addictions: Diagnosis, Epidemiology, and Neurobiology.

  title={Internet and Video Game Addictions: Diagnosis, Epidemiology, and Neurobiology.},
  author={Clifford J Sussman and James M. E. Harper and Jessica L Stahl and Paul Weigle},
  journal={Child and adolescent psychiatric clinics of North America},
  volume={27 2},
In the past 2 decades, there has been substantial increase in availability and use of digital technologies, including the Internet, computer games, smart phones, and social media. Behavioral addiction to use of technologies spawned a body of related research. The recent inclusion of Internet gaming disorder as a condition for further study in the DSM-V invigorated a new wave of researchers, thereby expanding our understanding of these conditions. This article reviews current research, theory… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 4 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS