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

Patrick K. Bender*, Douglas A. Gentile

*Corresponding author

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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 statusPublished - 2020

Keywords

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

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