The cognitive psychology of Internet gaming disorder.

@article{King2014TheCP,
  title={The cognitive psychology of Internet gaming disorder.},
  author={Daniel L. King and Paul H. Delfabbro},
  journal={Clinical psychology review},
  year={2014},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={
          298-308
        }
}

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