An Epidemiological Study on Factors Influencing Gaming Disorder- an Online Cross- Sectional Design [post]

Rabbanie Tariq Wani, Imrose Rashid
2021 unpublished
Background: Gaming disorders have increased over time due to easy availability of online gaming. The aim of this study is to determine the factors influencing the gaming disorders. Methods: An online questionnaire was circulated on gaming platforms for the assessment as per IGD20 & DSM5 criteria. Results: A significant correlation was found between duration of play and gaming disorders (r= 0.131, p<0.05). The scores were concurrent as per IGD20 and DSM5 criteria. Conclusion: Undiagnosed gaming
more » ... isorder among gamers needs to be addressed. Duration of playing of games also needs to be checked inorder to reduce the prevalence of gaming disorders.
doi:10.21203/ fatcat:lpmhxxyhhfb57avf3px63ewpwu