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Are computer games addictive?

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The question above might sound like a no-brainer to anyone who has ever achieved their all-time high score in Tetris at a point in time when they should much rather have been doing something else, such as studying for their exams or setting up an academic blog. But then it depends a little what kind of meaning you put into the word ‘addictive’ – is it accurate as a clinical diagnosis? When does something go from being a tempting way to kill time, to be something that actually takes control over your life and forces you to seek help? Read the rest of this entry »

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Written by Anders Sundnes Løvlie

Monday, December 17, 2007 at 19:15

Posted in Computer games

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