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Title:
Computer and video game addiction-A comparison between game users and non-game users
Year:
2010
Publication Type:
Abstract
Details:
American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse 36 (5) pg 1-9
Abstract:
Objective: To test whether ecstasy abusers demonstrate diminished dopamine responsiveness in response to a non-drug reward/challenge. Hypothesis: Chronic use of ecstasy might result in long-term changes to the dopaminergic reward system. Design: Quasi-experimental design. Participants played a motorbike riding computer game. Thecontinued
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Age Group:
Adulthood (18 yrs & older), Thirties (30-39 yrs), Young Adulthood (18-29 yrs)
Study Design:
Experimental Study
Source of Funding:
“Adams Trust” in Tel Aviv University
 
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