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Warning signs  of video game/Internet  addiction

Warning signs of video game/Internet addiction

1. Preoccupation with video games/Internet

2. Use of video games/Internet in increasing amounts of time in order to achieve satisfaction

3. Repeated, unsuccessful efforts to control, cut back or stop video game/Internet use

4. Feelings of restlessness, moodiness, depression or irritability when attempting to cut down use of video games/Internet

5. Jeopardizing or risking loss of significant relationships, jobs or educational or career opportunities because of video game/Internet use

6. Lying to family members, friends, therapists or others to conceal the extent of involvement

7. Declining grades or failing classes

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