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Dr Le guest interview on the Game Quitters Podcast Ep.6

Dr Le was recently invited by Cam Adair to speak on the Game Quitters Podcast.

Game Quitters is the largest support community for video game addiction. They help 25,000 gaming addicts/month in 80 countries around the world.

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“Video game playing, attention problems, and impulsiveness: Evidence of bidirectional causality” (Gentile, Lim, Khoo 2012)

The difference between attention Vs visual attention and why your child cannot take their eyes off a screen, why we can’t take our eyes off a car crash and why you should sell your child’s copy of GTA.

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Reaction to NYpost “Digital heroin” “Glow Kids” article

A brief video on Dr Le’s initial thoughts on this viral article, the increased awareness created by attention grabbing headlines versus stigma around your child’s use of technology.

Original NYPost articles here:

http://nypost.com/2016/12/17/kids-turn-violent-as-parents-battle-digital-heroin-addiction/

http://nypost.com/2016/08/27/its-digital-heroin-how-screens-turn-kids-into-psychotic-junkies/?_ga=1.13533175.1336544492.1479212076

“Profile of adolescents seeking treatment for excessive computer gaming at an addiction treatment service in Singapore” (Wei M, Le H. ANZJP 2016)

Link to original commentary article here

In 2015, Dr Le received Australian Federal Funding to work in Internet Addiction clinics and school programs for teenagers in Singapore. Many of these programs were implement following the famous longitudinal study looking a pathological gaming in 3000 students over 2 years (published in Pediatrics 2011 by Gentile and Khoo). There was much opportunity to observe and collaborate with local Singaporean services so that one day similar services might be implemented in here in Australia. Continue reading “Profile of adolescents seeking treatment for excessive computer gaming at an addiction treatment service in Singapore” (Wei M, Le H. ANZJP 2016)

Dr Le Keynote at The Adelaide Student Mental Health Symposium

“The State of Wellbeing” Symposium:
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(L to R) Ilona Boniwell positive psychology expert (UK), Shawn Kasbergen Director of Student Wellbeing Scotch College, Annette Bulling Project Lead SAHMRI, Dr Huu Kim Le Child Psychiatrist and Lead Author CGI Clinic

Scotch College in conjunction with South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI), invited Dr Huu Kim Le to speak with 150 students from 15 Schools across Adelaide at “The State of Wellbeing”, a student focused Mental Health Symposium on Monday 26 September. He was joined by leading experts in positive psychology and wellbeing from Adelaide and internationally.

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