TITLE

Massively multiplayer online role-playing games: comparing characteristics of addict vs non-addict online recruited gamers in a French adult population

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Psychiatry;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p144
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a research which attempts to compare the characteristics of addict as against non-addict online recruited gamers of Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs) in France. It is reported that, the researchers used methods like Goldberg Internet Addiction Disorder (GIAD) scale to conduct the research. According to the research, overuse of online games is associated with adverse symptoms in important aspects of life, including mood and sleep.
ACCESSION #
66584316

 

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