Psychological needs, purpose in life, and problem video game playing among Chinese young adults

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Wu, Anise M. S.; Lei, Lamis L. M.; Ku, L.;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1080/00207594.2012.658057
  • Subject: Chinese | Young adults | Purpose in life | Self-determination theory | Video games
    mesheuropmc: human activities

The negative impacts of excessive and problematic video game playing on both children and adults are attracting increasing concern. Based on self-determination theory (SDT; Ryan & Deci, 2000), this study hypothesized that the three basic psychological needs of autonomy,... View more
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