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The Dark Side of Video Games: Are you addicted?
IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine (2016)
  • Katherine Albrecht
  • Katina Michael
  • M.G. Michael, University of Wollongong
Abstract
It is true that some people are predisposed to different types of addictions-- e.g., drugs, alcohol, and gambling-- all of which act to curb an underlying condition, usually obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, and/or anxiety.
Keywords
  • video games,
  • addiction,
  • dark side,
  • death,
  • life,
  • connectivity,
  • reality,
  • mental disorders,
  • pong,
  • mmog,
  • consoles,
  • pathological addiction,
  • world of warcraft,
  • call of duty,
  • Diablo,
  • computer games,
  • computers,
  • isolation,
  • bedrooms
Publication Date
January 1, 2016
Citation Information
Katherine Albrecht, Katina Michael and M.G. Michael. "The Dark Side of Video Games: Are you addicted?" IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine Vol. 5 Iss. 1 (2016) p. 107 - 113
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/kmichael/563/