Video game addiction: Providing evidence for Internet gaming disorder through a systematic review of clinical studies

@article{LopezFernandez2016VideoGA,
  title={Video game addiction: Providing evidence for Internet gaming disorder through a systematic review of clinical studies},
  author={Olatz Lopez-Fernandez and Daria J. Kuss and Halley M. Pontes and Mark D. Griffiths},
  journal={European Psychiatry},
  year={2016},
  volume={33},
  pages={S306 - S306}
}
Introduction The American Psychiatric Association introduced in Internet Gaming Disorder (IGD) in the appendix as a tentative disorder in the last edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. However, currently no systematic review exists about excessive gaming viewed from a clinical perspective. Objectives and aims To review clinical studies on gaming addiction in order to ascertain characteristics of both clinical and research studies to provide retrospective evidence… Expand
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