Parents’ Input Needed

Posted by James Driver, With 0 Comments, Category: gaming addiction, Tags: ,
Part of the reason I haven't posted here in a while is that in addition to presenting at Generation Next events in Australia, I'm working on a book that will provide more comprehensive information for parents on managing problematic video gaming and addiction. As part of this, I want to hear from parents themselves about what has and hasn't worked for them in managing gaming. I've created a survey for parents' to share their experiences, and would be hugely grateful to anyone who is willing to ...

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Asking the right questions about gaming addiction

Posted by James Driver, With 0 Comments, Category: gaming addiction, Tags: , ,
When I completed my Master’s dissertation on gaming addiction, I noted that a majority of research on the topic focused on defining it is as a disorder, assessing the aetiology or causes of gaming addiction,  assessing how prevalent it might be, and identifying the problems that arise from gaming addiction.  Daria Kuss and Mark Griffiths, two UK-based researchers noted the same thing in 2011 when they stated that “It appears that the current scientific knowledge of Internet gaming addictio ...

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