The World of Video Games: Video Game Addiction, 1st Edition

  • P. J. Graham
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  • ISBN-10: 1682825604
  • ISBN-13: 9781682825600
  • DDC: 616.85
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released December 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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The World Health Organization included gaming disorder in the 2018 edition of its International Classification of Diseases, but video game addiction has been a problem since the first at-home and arcade video game consoles. This book examines the history of video game addiction, explores controversies in the video game industry, and discusses the future advances of gaming disorder treatment and solutions

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
Important Events in the History of Video Games.
Introduction: Addiction and Recovery.
1: What is Video Game Addiction?.
2: How Does Video Game Addiction Affect the Brain and Body?.
3: How Does Video Game Addiction Affect Our World?.
4: The Future of Video Game Addiction.
Source Notes.
For Further Research.
Image Credits.
About the Author.