JMIR Serious Games
Background The effects of behavioral addiction to video games has received increasing attention in the literature, given increased use intensity among subgroups of video game players. Objective This study seeks to empirically determine the relationship between intensity of video gaming and hedonic experience of the player. Methods We conducted a su...
Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie
Une validation en langue française d’un outil tel que l’IGD-20 a un intérêt pour les populations francophones, notamment pour les thérapeutes qui pourront investiguer de façon plus précise le trouble et pour les personnes atteintes qui bénéficieront d’un accompagnement affiné.
JMIR serious games
Video games are expanding exponentially with their increased popularity among users. However, this popularity has also led to an increase in reported video game addiction. There may be consumer engagement-related factors that may influence video game addiction. This study aims to empirically examine the impact of the dimensions of consumer video ga...
International journal of environmental research and public health
Internet addiction is currently considered a worldwide problem, with a possible impact on mental health. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of internet gaming disorder (IGD) among Italian young adults and to explore its association with psychopathological symptoms. Our sample included 566 young adults (324 males/242 females; age: 22.74 ...
Sensors (Basel, Switzerland)
This study aims to bridge the gap between the discrepant views of existing studies in different modalities on the cognitive effect of video game play. To this end, we conducted a set of tests with different modalities within each participant: (1) Self-Reports Analyses (SRA) consisting of five popular self-report surveys, and (2) a standard Behavior...
Background and Objectives : Game addiction is an emerging problem in public health. A gaming disorder is characterized by a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behavior. The behavioral pattern is severe enough to implicate a significant involvement of family, social, educational, professional, or other relationships. Therefore, greater attent...
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
In recent years, the evidence regarding Internet Gaming Disorder (IGD) suggests that some personality traits are important risk factors for developing this problem. The heterogeneity involved in problematic online gaming and differences found in the literature regarding the comorbid psychopathology associated with the problem could be explained thr...
Expert review of neurotherapeutics
Introduction: The American Psychiatric Association included Internet gaming disorder (IGD) in the 5th Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, and the World Health Organization included gaming disorder in the 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases. These recent updates suggest significant concern ...
Frontiers in Psychology
Initially labeled as internet addiction in the mid-1990s (e.g., Griffiths, 1996; Young, 1996), researchers have since focused on how specific online activities result in negative consequences for those who overuse and have problems with online applications such as online gambling and online sex (Griffiths, 2000; Potenza, 2017). More recently, this ...
Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Background and aims Internet gaming disorder (IGD) has become a topic of increasing research interest since its inclusion in Section 3 of the DSM-5. Given the lack of clinical studies concerning IGD, exploring the characteristics of clinical samples with IGD will help to delineate the gaming disorder construct and inform future treatment studies. M...