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2014-06-26 23:05:24

Video game addiction has recently become recognized as a clinical disorder and TreatmentHelp has announced the top causes of video game addiction to spread awareness. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 It was not until recently that video game addiction has become recognized as a clinical disorder. Classified under the category of behavior disorders, video game addiction involves excessive time spent on the computer or in front of the TV, hindering social relationships and daily...

2014-01-14 23:24:22

Paradigm Malibu Knows Teens Face New Challenges Not Seen in Previous Generations Malibu, CA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Paradigm Malibu extends their treatment options to include computer and gaming addictions, understanding the world is changing and teen problems are changing along with it. The treatment assists those facing an addiction to the Internet, computers or gaming systems, as these devices are now easily accessed by children of this age group. "Parents concerned about their...

2013-12-09 23:25:58

The article "How To Stop Game Addiction" published on the site Vkool.com offers 20 tips that help people overcome game addiction. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 The article released on the website Vkool.com mentions 20 tips on how to stop game addiction. "How to stop game addiction" is a useful article for people who want to learn useful mind control techniques to get rid of game addiction. Author Lien Nguyen, who wrote this article, confirms that the first tip...

2013-11-20 23:26:53

Teens face many challenges and Paradigm Malibu can be of assistance with all. Malibu, Calfornia (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Paradigm Malibu proudly announces their range of services, including drug rehabilitation treatment, mental health help, Internet and gaming addiction programs and programs for teens who like to self harm. Teens face many challenges on a daily basis and parents often find they need help in overcoming these challenges. "Paradigm Malibu strives to help parents obtain...

Study Explains Risk Factors Associated With Video Game Addiction
2013-09-24 08:54:29

[ Watch the Video: Can You Admit To Your Video Game Addiction? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Escapism, social interaction and virtual achievements are the primary risk-factors that contribute to potential video game addiction, researchers from the University of Missouri claim in a new study. “The biggest risk factor for pathological video game use seems to be playing games to escape from daily life,” study author Joseph Hilgard, a doctoral candidate...

Internet Addiction Is Now An Official Disorder
2012-10-03 04:41:33

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s official — Internet addiction has been categorized as a mental disorder. While it may be difficult for some people to log off a social network, individuals who suffer from internet addiction have even stronger feelings of depression and moodiness. According to the Daily Mail, Internet addition was recently included in a list of mental disorders affecting children. With Internet use disorder, children do not...

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2011-01-17 09:52:30

Nearly one out of every 10 kids who play video games become addicted to them, and those pathological gamers could develop a plethora of mental health problems if their addiction is not properly dealt with, claims a new study published in the February 2011 edition of the journal Pediatrics. As part of the study, researchers analyzed 3,034 school children attending third through eighth grade at 12 different schools in Singapore. They discovered that 83% of those kids played games regularly, and...

2009-10-06 09:03:25

Adolescents with psychiatric symptoms such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), social phobia, hostility and depression may be more likely to develop an Internet addiction, according to a report in the October issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Although the Internet has become one of the most significant information resources for adolescents, addiction to the Internet can negatively impact school performance, family...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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