Video game addiction and psychological distress among expatriate adolescents in Saudi Arabia

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Nazmus Saquib; Juliann Saquib; AbdulWaris Wahid; Abdulrahman Akmal Ahmed; Hamad Emad Dhuhayr; Mohamed Saddik Zaghloul; Mohammed Ewid; Abdulrahman Al-Mazrou;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Addictive Behaviors Reports,volume 6,pages112-117 (issn: 2352-8532, eissn: 2352-8532)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.abrep.2017.09.003, pmc: PMC5800576
  • Subject: Saudi Arabia | Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology | Addiction | BF1-990 | Psychological distress | HV1-9960 | Psychology | Screen time | Adolescent | Research paper | Video games
    mesheuropmc: education | human activities

Introduction: Few studies have estimated screen time among Arab adolescents, and no studies, to date, have published data on addiction to video games or Internet games among Arab adolescents. This study aimed to assess the prevalence of addiction to video games and its ... View more
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