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Compulsive gaming 'not addiction'

Submitted by: DudeofDeath @ 11:10 AM | Wednesday, November 26, 2008 | (url: http://news.bbc.c...)


The head of Europe's only addiction clinic for excessive gamers says that 90 percent of those treated have a social problem and not a psychological one.


Study: Men Predisposed to Video Game Addiction

Submitted by: OtakuMark @ 10:16 PM | Thursday, February 7, 2008 | (url: http://www.shackn...)

The study also noted that males were more aggressive than their counterparts, and quicker to gain more territory in the game. "These gender differences in the brain may help explain why males are more attracted to, and more likely to become hooked on video games than females," said lead author Dr. Allan Reiss.