Jasper is a young boy who doesn't know he is addicted to video games, that they are playing him rather than the other way around. With the help of his mother, Jasper learns to strike a balance between taking time to enjoy his games and the more important things in his life.
"VIDEO GAME MANIA! Taihei knows Umaru is just a liiiittle obsessed with video games. But when a new game drops and her obsession reaches unexpected heights, he starts getting worried. Can he run interference before things get out of hand?"--Page  of cover.
"In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Josh discovers a virtual town that is eerily similar to his own."--
Josh is a gamer. After his parents' divorce and his move from Chicago to a small town where he doesn't know anybody, he copes by staying up way too late playing Killswitch online. Then he discovers a "mod" version of the game that is an exact reproduction of his new town. Strange things start to happen in the game, and they are somehow...
Teens with gaming disorder play video games to an unhealthy degree, allowing the hobby to take over their lives. What Is Gaming Disorder? explores this disorder, how it affects teens, and the available treatment options.
According to the World Health Organization, between four and five million people are addicted to video games in the United States alone. The emotional and financial costs of this problem are enormous. Addicted to Video Games presents a realistic picture of addiction, the effects of addiction on people's lives, and how addiction can be overcome.
Video gaming has exploded over recent years and the realism and escapism that is now on offer to teenagers can be a source of relaxation and pleasure. But this same realism and escapism can become a trap that turns carefree gamers to serious addicts. This program delves into the world of video game culture to try and shed light on the issue of video game addiction. Thomas Clare was an average teen when he got lost in the world of gaming, and neglected...
An illustrated introduction to the problems associated with an game addiction for adolescents, providing quizzes and tips to recognize when gaming has become a problem, and offering advice to overcome addictions to console, handheld, and online games.
"Millions of people worldwide play video games, making it critically important to understand the possible harms and benefits of this hugely popular pastime. Issues are discussed clearly and objectively, with added insight from experts and others, in these chapters: Is Video Game Addiction a Problem? Do Video Games Cause Violent Behavior? Can Video Game Play Be Beneficial? How Should Video Games Be Regulated?"--Provided by the publisher.
The World Health Organization included gaming disorder in the 2018 edition of its International Classification of Diseases, but video game addiction has been a problem since the first at-home and arcade video game consoles. Video Game Addiction examines the history of video game addiction, explores controversies in the video game industry, and discusses the future advances of gaming disorder treatment and solutions.
When the Crisps confiscated their teenage son Brandon's Xbox, they never expected him to run away from home.or to die from injuries sustained while in hiding. Using Brandon's story as a case study, this program delves into the growing psychological problems of video game obsession and addiction. Interviews with Brandon's parents and best friend, a family therapist whose patient list includes video gamers, and a psychologist who pushed the video gaming...
"Alex has been spying on Umaru! Just who set him to this dubious task? And why did he agree to take on the job? Umaru is spearheading some suspicious activities, too--like a confession and a plan to abstain from her lazy life. Could her slothful days really be over?"--Provided by publisher.