Addiction Jeux Video Ecran Partage

Video game addiction: Separating the true from the false!

We often hear about the term video game addiction on social media. This term may seem sensationalist and even scareful.

For parents who have little knowledge of video games, this association between addiction and games could resonate as a sign of danger and create a need to restrict or prohibit the use of video games.

A first question would be: “Can games cause addiction?”

Video game addiction: Separating the true from the false! Part 2

In the first part of this article, which I invite you to first consult on the link here present… We have demystified the concept of addiction, as well as the evolution of the diagnostic criteria for Gambling Disorder.

Now that we have a better understanding of the what and why, let us try to better understand the how. Thus, how a Gambling Disorder develops and above all, how to properly identify it in order to intervene quickly and to seek the necessary resources.