Internet Gaming Disorder: Relations Between Needs Satisfaction In-Game and in Life in General

Patrick K. Bender*, Douglas A. Gentile

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Abstract

Findings showed that psychological needs satisfaction in-game was associated with higher levels of internet gaming disorder (IGD), whereas needs satisfaction in life in general was associated with lower levels of IGD.
Original languageEnglish
JournalPsychology of Popular Media Culture
ISSN2160-4134
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 2019

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Keywords

  • Addiction
  • Gaming
  • Internet gaming disorder
  • Needs satisfaction
  • Self-determination theory

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Internet Gaming Disorder : Relations Between Needs Satisfaction In-Game and in Life in General. / Bender, Patrick K.; Gentile, Douglas A.

In: Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 2019.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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