Internet Gaming Disorder
Internet gaming disorders are defined by continuous and repeated involvement with video games, often leading to significant daily, work and / or educational disruptions and has been suggested by America Psychiatric Association (APA) as a tentative psychiatric disorder that requires further study
Wiki Number: PW109
Diagnosis: Internet Gaming Disorder
US Patients: 3% of players develop a pathological disorder
Sex Ratio: M+;W
Age Onset: Adolescents
Brain Area: Rewards release dopamine regularly.
Symptoms: Compulsive use of video games impairing ability to function; lack of self-control over gaming, neglect of personal life
Progression: Use develops increased anxiety, phobia and depression in young adults more than adolescents.
Causes: Behavioral addiction can develop due to rewards and reinforcements
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- Individual Differences in Tendencies Toward Internet Use Disorder, Internet Literacy and Their Link to Autistic Traits in Both China and Germanyby YingYing Zhang on October 14, 2021
Recent evidence demonstrates that Internet Use Disorder tendencies (IUD; formerly known as Internet Addiction) are associated with higher tendencies toward autistic traits. In the present study, we aimed to further explore this association between IUD tendencies and autistic traits in a large cohort of German and Chinese subjects (total N = 1,524; mostly student background) who completed the short Internet-Addiction-Test, the Autism-Spectrum-Quotient, and the Internet-Literacy-Questionnaire....
- Parenting Styles, Parenting Stress and Hours Spent Online as Predictors of Child Internet Addiction Among Children with Autismby Bahadir Bozoglan on October 14, 2021
The current study examined the association between hours spent online (HOS), positive parenting, negative parenting, autism parental stress and Internet addiction among Singapore based boys and girls (aged 6 to 14 years old) with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The research participants included 59 parents (41 females and 18 males) aged between 28 and 74 years old (mean age 37.95). Results indicated HOS, negative parenting and autism parenting stress predicted 54.8% of the total variance in...
- Psychometric validation of the desire thinking questionnaire in a Turkish adolescent sample: Associations with internet gaming disorderby O Aydın on October 14, 2021
CONCLUSIONS: The 8-item DTQ-T was found to be a reliable and valid measure of desire thinking among Turkish adolescents. Desire thinking may be a feasible target for mental health workers to alleviate the symptoms of IGD.
- Internet Addiction and Sleep Problems among Russian Adolescents: A Field School-Based Studyby Sergey Tereshchenko on October 13, 2021
CONCLUSION: Internet-addicted adolescents are characterized by significant disturbances in the quality of nighttime sleep and excessive daytime sleepiness, which requires appropriate psychological correction.