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What is Video Game Addiction?

Video games addiction is when use of computer games or video games becomes excessive and/or compulsive. Gaming can preoccupy the thoughts and become a controlling factor interfering more and more with everyday life.

How do I know I/someone else is addicted to video games?

Identifying that use of video games has gone beyond recreational to become a problem can be difficult for the person themselves to recognise. Initially it may be the people around the person who is gaming that notices it first. Some signs could include:

significant or increasing amounts of time being spent gaming
thoughts becoming preoccupied with gaming
isolating from others
trouble sleeping
dreaming about gaming
loss of interest in other things, even things that used to hold interest
feeling agitated or anxious if away from gaming or unable to access gaming
planning time around the gaming as the priority
spending more time gaming than intended
failing in attempts to reduce use
other important activities e.g. work, social commitments being missed/given up on

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