Problematisk gaming og angst

Translated title of the contribution: Problematic gaming and anxiety

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Abstract

Playing digital games, also known as gaming, is a pervasive phenomenon of modern life, especially for children and youngsters . Although gaming must be regarded as a typical activity for these age groups, research also shows that gaming in some cases may be associated with internalizing and externalizing difficulties, particularly when gaming becomes problematic . The present review addresses some of the basic questions regarding gaming, such as why do young people play digital games, and what defines problematic gaming . The review then examines some of the empirical evidence concerning the association between problematic gaming and anxiety . Fi- nally, some practical recommendations for youth mental health professionals are provided .
Translated title of the contributionProblematic gaming and anxiety
Original languageDanish
JournalPædagogisk Psykologisk Tidsskrift
Volume55
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)101-111
ISSN1903-0002
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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