Psychiatrists’ Perceptions of Role-Playing Games

@article{Lis2015PsychiatristsPO,
  title={Psychiatrists’ Perceptions of Role-Playing Games},
  author={Eric Lis and Carl Chiniara and Robert S. Biskin and Richard Montoro},
  journal={Psychiatric Quarterly},
  year={2015},
  volume={86},
  pages={381-384}
}
The literature has seen a surge in research on the mental health impacts of technologies such as Facebook, video games, and massively-multiplayer online role-playing games such as World of Warcraft, but little is known regarding the mental health impact of non-video role-playing games, such as Dungeons & Dragons. The present study examines how psychiatrists’ perceive role-playing games and whether they play them. Psychiatrists at a tertiary care centre in Canada completed a questionnaire… CONTINUE READING
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