Video Game Addiction and College Performance Among Males: Results from a 1 Year Longitudinal Study

  title={Video Game Addiction and College Performance Among Males: Results from a 1 Year Longitudinal Study},
  author={Zachary L. Schmitt and Michael G. Livingston},
  journal={Cyberpsychology, behavior and social networking},
  volume={18 1},
This study explored the pattern of video game usage and video game addiction among male college students and examined how video game addiction was related to expectations of college engagement, college grade point average (GPA), and on-campus drug and alcohol violations. Participants were 477 male, first year students at a liberal arts college. In the week before the start of classes, participants were given two surveys: one of expected college engagement, and the second of video game usage… Expand
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