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Video game addiction, ADHD symptomatology, and video game reinforcement.

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Summary of "Video game addiction, ADHD symptomatology, and video game reinforcement."

Up to 23% of people who play video games report symptoms of addiction. Individuals with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be at increased risk for video game addiction, especially when playing games with more reinforcing properties.

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Name: The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse
ISSN: 1097-9891
Pages: 1-10

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Theoretical construct used in applied mathematics to analyze certain situations in which there is an interplay between parties that may have similar, opposed, or mixed interests. In a typical game, decision-making "players," who each have their own goals, try to gain advantage over the other parties by anticipating each other's decisions; the game is finally resolved as a consequence of the players' decisions.

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