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Submitted by NFGaming 640d ago | opinion piece

Burnout in Games: Myth or Misery?

Burnout is a very common and potentially serious psychological affliction. In general terms it is characterised by diminished interest in an activity – usually work. This is often also accompanied by a feeling of apathy toward said activity. Obviously professional burnout is more serious than that related to video gaming but reading has shown me that it is a common feeling amongst gamers. (Culture)

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