Gaming Addiction

“I have seen compulsive video gaming take the life out of my son. It is very real.” ~Anonymous Parent of 15 year old boy

American Addiction Centers. (2018). Video game addiction symptoms and treatment. Retrieved from https://americanaddictioncenters.org/video-gaming-addiction/

Internet Safety 101. (2018). How to stay safe on gaming sites. Retrieved from https://internetsafety101.org/gamingsafety

NPR. (2018). Screen addiction among teens: Is there such a thing? Retrieved from https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2018/02/05/579554273/screen-addiction-among-teens-is-there-such-a-thing

PsychGuides.com. (2018). Video game addiction symptoms, causes and effects. Retrieved from https://www.psychguides.com/guides/video-game-addiction-symptoms-causes-and-effects/

Today. (2016). Secret life of teens: Internet addiction changes boy into ‘shell of a son’. Retrieved from https://www.today.com/parents/secret-life-teens-internet-addiction-changes-boy-shell-son-1D80153806

The Washington Post. (2018). World Health Organization says video game addiction is a disease. Retrieved from https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/world-health-organization-recognizes-a-new-form-of-addiction-gaming-disorder/2018/06/29/fb3eb2e2-74b3-11e8-805c-4b67019fcfe4_story.html?utm_term=.6cf9849d7b5e

WebMD. (2018). Video game addiction. Retrieved from https://www.webmd.com/mental-health/addiction/features/video-game-addiction-no-fun#1

World Health Organization. (2018). Gaming disorder. Retrieved from http://www.who.int/features/qa/gaming-disorder/en/