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Video Game Addiction

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Video games have come a long way since Pac Man and Tetris. Games today simulate reality in massive user-generated worlds. Players chat by voice or text with people around the globe. Virtual characters work for gold, get married, become sick, and even host religious gatherings. Psychologically, games allow players to avoid real life while engaging and ev

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Cyberbullies and Cybervictims: Understanding a Modern Threat

Topics: Child Psychiatry | Cultural Competence

As technology advances, so too do the problems that come with it. In 2008, Jessica Logan, 18, of Ohio, committed suicide after sexting (sending a nude photo to her boyfriend) led to the posting of the photo for all to view when they broke up. In 2009, 12-year-old Sarah Lynn Butler hanged herself after numerous derogatory MySpace posts. In 2012, Iowan Ke

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Problematic Use of the Internet and Social Media

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Video Game Addiction