Pathological Internet and Video Game Users in South Australian Teens

This blog post is for the CGI Clinic talk at the Boylan Ward Adolescent Mental Health Unit Grand Rounds at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, January 2016. We will review the following journal article featured in the RANZJP, which can be found here:

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South Korea Special- Internet Gaming Withdrawal Psychosis

A Case of Withdrawal Psychosis from Internet Addiction Disorder” (Paik, 2014) Continue reading South Korea Special- Internet Gaming Withdrawal Psychosis

Game of Life: Health “Gamification”

The Health Industry is always looking at new ways to motivate us to live a healthier lifestyle.

Game design concepts or ‘gamification‘ is increasingly used to influence our behaviour including our decisions regarding our health. Continue reading Game of Life: Health “Gamification”

Game Speak: How to use gaming terminology to talk to teens

"Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child." - Ron Wild

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Book Review: “In Play: Tales of the Gaming Netherworld” by Neils Clark 2014

Neils Clark has been researching videogames for over a decade.

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