How Game Addiction Rates and Related Psychosocial Risk Factors Change Within 2-Years: A Follow-Up Study


Baysak E., YERTUTANOL F. D. K., DALĞAR İ., CANDANSAYAR S.

PSYCHIATRY INVESTIGATION, vol.15, no.10, pp.984-990, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.30773/pi.2018.08.16
  • Journal Name: PSYCHIATRY INVESTIGATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.984-990
  • Keywords: Online game addiction, Internet gaming disorder, Social support, Self-esteem, Life satisfaction, Diagnostic stability, INTERNET GAMING DISORDER, SOCIAL SUPPORT, SCALE, LIFE, SATISFACTION, MOTIVATIONS, ADOLESCENTS, VALIDATION, ANXIETY
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective Prospective data of risky online garners in Turkey is missing. Therefore, we aimed to investigate the change in gaming behaviors and addiction rates of Travian players within two years to search diagnostic stability of internet gaming disorder and some psychosocial risk factors.