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Risk Factors For Video Game Addiction

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Video Game Addiction | 0 comments

Risk Factors For Video Game Addiction

How do we know if someone we care about is more susceptible to becoming addicted to video game use?  There is no one answer. However, certain personality traits, psychological conditions and family situations that can become risk factors for gamers to develop an addiction.  Among others these risk factors include: low self-esteem; difficulty with social relationships; intelligence and highly-developed imaginations; a need for status or recognition; and history of family addiction. Low Self-Esteem Individuals who possess low self-esteem are more likely to develop an addiction to video games....

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