10% of Video Game Players Show Addictive Behavior Signs

About one in 10 videogame players show signs of addictive behavior that could have negative effects on their family, friends and school work, according to a new study. Researchers at Iowa State University and the National Institute on Media and the Family found that some gamers show at least six symptoms of gambling addiction such as lying to family and friends about how much they play games, using the games to escape their problems and becoming restless or irritable when they stop playing.

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