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Video Game Addiction

Paperback
January 2018
9781937585822
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  • Publisher Mercury Learning & Information
  • Published January 2018
  • ISBN 9781937585822
  • Language English
  • Pages 108 pp.
  • Size 9" x 6"
  • Images color photos throughout
$24.95
E-Book
January 2018
9781937585846
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  • Publisher Mercury Learning & Information
  • Published January 2018
  • ISBN 9781937585846
  • Language English
  • Pages 108 pp.
  • Size 9" x 6"
  • Images color photos throughout
$19.95
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January 2018
9781683923237
More details
  • Publisher Mercury Learning & Information
  • Published January 2018
  • ISBN 9781683923237
  • Language English
  • Pages 108 pp.
  • Size 9" x 6"
  • Images color photos throughout
$74.95

This book addresses the history, symptoms, causes, and available treatment for "video game overuse." It examines numerous case studies and provides resources from several countries including the US, China, South Korea, and the UK.

Features
• Questions and answers about the medical definition/description of the condition; the source/causes; details of symptoms; available cure/treatment; and societal issues or public opinion such as legal issues, social/psychological ramifications, etc.
• Case studies from both the physician and patient perspectives
• Animations, figures, and photos to support, explain topics under discussion. In electronic versions these items are integrated as hyperlinks and “pop-ups” throughout the text
• Resources including Web sites, articles, blogs, and books that offer additional information on each subject

1: What are video games?
2: How are video games categorized?
3: What is the history of video games?
4: How are video games played?
5: What are the characteristics of video gamers?
6: What is video game addiction?
7: Why are video games addictive?
8: How can you protect against video game addiction?
9: What are the benefits of playing video games?
10: Treating video game addiction.
11: Life after video game addiction.
Index.

David Olle

David Olle is a freelance medical and science writer. His areas of expertise include oncology, biostatistics, biochemical tests, human and animal nutrition, animal production and breeding, veterinary medicine, infectious diseases, and complementary and alternative medicine.

Jean Riescher Westcott

Jean Riescher Westcott has written broadly on technology in books and online. She is a co-author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Electronics 101 (Alpha/Penguin Books) and Digitally Daunted: The Consumer's Guide to Taking Control of the Electronics in Your Life (Capital Books).