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21 April 2009

Video games highly addictive

A study has found that almost one in 10 kids who play video games showed classic signs of addiction to the pastime, lying about their habit and even stealing to buy new games.

A new study has found that almost one in 10 kids who play video games showed classic signs of addiction to the pastime, lying about their habit, failing in efforts to cut back and even stealing to buy new games.

Boys most addicted
"That's over three million kids who are taking damage to multiple areas of their lives and probably need some type of help," Gentile said.


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