publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

Policy and Prevention Approaches for Disordered and Hazardous Gaming and Internet Use: an International Perspective

King, DL; Delfabbro, PH; Doh, YY; Wu, AMS; Kuss, DJ; Pallesen, S; Mentzoni, R; Carragher, N; Sakuma, H;
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  • Published: 04 Jul 2017
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Country: Italy
Abstract
Problems related to high levels of gaming and Internet usage are increasingly recognized as a potential public health burden across the developed world. The aim of this review was to present an international perspective on prevention strategies for Internet gaming disorder and related health conditions (e.g., Internet addiction), as well as hazardous gaming and Internet use. A systematic review of quantitative research evidence was conducted, followed by a search of governmental reports, policy and position statements, and health guidelines in the last decade. The regional scope included the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, China, Germany, Japan, and So...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Public health, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Psychology, Government, The Internet, business.industry, business, Social psychology, Public interest, Countermeasure, Strategic planning, Public relations, Environmental health, Health psychology, Health policy
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