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Gaming Disorder: A Virtual Addiction

Date
October 09, 2018
Expiration Date
October 09, 2018

Presenter Name
Paul Weigle, MD
Presenter Title
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Associate Medical Director, Natchaug Hospital; Chair, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Media Committee
Presenter Contact Info

Objectives
1. List signs and symptoms of behavioral addiction to video games, including the diagnostic criteria listed in the DSM-5 and ICD-11.

 
2. Describe the epidemiology of this phenomenon, including known risks factors, comorbidity, and prognosis.

 
3. Evaluate evidence- & consensus-based treatments for youth suffering from gaming addiction, including individual and family therapy options and medication interventions.

Credits
1.5

Location
Pond House Café, 1555 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117
Time
5:30pm-8:00pm