Withdrawal symptoms when gaming is taken away. These symptoms are typically described as irritability, anxiety, boredom, cravings, or sadness. Tolerance – the need to spend increasing amounts of time engaged in video games.Author: Cam Adair.
That’s the question experts are trying to answer about playing video games. Even though gaming has been around for almost 50 years, studies about its harms are still in the early stages.
Some of the physical signs or symptoms of video game addiction include: Fatigue; Migraines due to intense concentration or eye strain; Carpal tunnel syndrome caused by the overuse of a controller or computer mouse; Poor personal hygiene; Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of Video Game Addiction.
Video Game Addiction in Young Adults can lead to frustration, isolation, and lead to a young adult missing out on really developmentally important years.