Internet Gaming Disorder

  • Jeffrey N. Rokkum
  • Jorge A. Blanco-Herrera
  • Manuela E. Faulhaber
  • Douglas A. Gentile
Chapter

Abstract

Internet Gaming Disorder (IGD) was recognized in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders: DSM-5, American Psychiatric Association, Washington, DC, 2013) as a condition warranting further study. This chapter defines IGD as understood in the current literature.

Keywords

Internet Gaming Disorder Gaming addiction IGD 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey N. Rokkum
    • 1
  • Jorge A. Blanco-Herrera
    • 1
  • Manuela E. Faulhaber
    • 1
  • Douglas A. Gentile
    • 1
  1. 1.Iowa State UniversityAmesUSA

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