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What is video gaming addiction?
Video gaming addiction is clinically recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as “Gaming Disorder” where video games take priority over one’s life over other important activities, with a loss of control and negative consequences such as school refusal, violence, poor concentration, depression and anxiety. Assessment and management plans for Australians are now available. You can watch my TEDx Talk “The Spell of Digital Immersion” from 2015 here:
Hi, my name is Dr Huu Kim Le (you can call me Kim).
I am an Australian Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, specialising in gaming disorder. I can work with your GP by providing a comprehensive psychiatric assessment and management plan. Follow up sessions can also be arranged. I provide this service to people of all ages.
I also provide a child and youth telehealth psychiatrist service for residents anywhere in Australia, up to the age of 25.
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