Game addiction : the experience and the effects (Book, 2009) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Game addiction : the experience and the effects

Author: Neils Clark; P Shavaun Scott
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina ; London : McFarland & Company, [2009?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book studies videogame addiction from a cross-disciplinary approach, bridging the divide between liberal arts academics and clinical researchers. The topic of addiction is examined neutrally, using accepted research in neuroscience, media studies, and developmental psychology, among others, to reveal how today's gamers interact with and become consumed by the virtual worlds of their videogames"--Provided by  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neils Clark; P Shavaun Scott
ISBN: 9780786443642 0786443642
OCLC Number: 690313483
Description: 1 v. (vii-203 p.) : couv. illustrations en coul. ; 22 cm
Contents: The digital living room --
Media experience and real illusion --
Why they play --
Anatomy of a game addiction --
Games are not babysitters --
The road ahead --
Appendix A. Helpful activities during the process of change --
Appendix B. Learning the lingo --
Appendix C. Commonly used Internet and gamer slang --
Appendix D. Seeking help in an unfamiliar world.
Responsibility: Neils Clark and P. Shavaun Scott.

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Studies video game addiction from a cross-disciplinary approach, bridging the divide between liberal arts academics and clinical researchers. This book reveals how gamers interact with and become  Read more...
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