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Online video game addiction: Identification of addicted adolescent gamers
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Journal Article
Addiction 106 (1) pg 205-212
Objective: To identify adolescents, ages 13-16, addicted to online gaming in the Netherlands.Design: Repeated cross-sectional survey.Subjects and Setting: Adolescent participants in the Dutch Monitor Study Internet and Youth in 2008 (n = 4,559; 49% male; average age of 14.35) and 2009 (n = 3,740; 52% male; average age of 14.34).continued
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Age Group:
Adolescence (13-17 yrs)
Study Design:
Correlational Study, Longitudinal Study
Source of Funding:
the Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development (ZonMw, project no. 31160208), the Volksbond Foundation Rotterdam, Addiction Care North Netherlands, the Kennisnet Foundation, Tactus Addiction Care and the De Hoop Foundation
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