I’m Addicted to the Internet

I’m Addicted to the Internet  Recent reports indicate that about 80% of households have high-speed internet connections and that the average adult spends about ½ their entire day interacting with media.  About 61% of Generation z (birth years in the …

Can Video Games Cause Depression?

When an adult or child starts playing excessively, they may develop many traits that look like depression including: Isolating themself to their room Becoming irritated easily Loss of friends Problems sleeping Physical deconditioning including weight gain or weight loss During …

Game Alternatives to Video Games

Parents and caregivers can look to engaging, fun, and educational toys and games as an alternative to video games. These toys and games provide the social, family, and real-life interaction that video games cannot. Here are some great ideas: Double …

Fortnite Addiction

Fortnite has taken the world, and the world’s children and teens, by storm. It is a player-vs-player game that involves trying to survive by both defensive means and fighting with weapons and guns. This game uses many techniques to make …

How to Quit Video Games

The most general approach to treating children as well as adults that are addicted to video games is to use multiple techniques/strategies. If left untreated, conditions such as depression, anxiety and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may make  video game addiction …