Gamespot: Study links pathological gaming to depression, anxiety in kids

Iowa State professor says research shows "hints of causality" between problem gaming and mental health issues; ESA decries study as flawed.

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Baka-akaB2808d ago

Duh ... wouldnt pathological "anything" lead to troubles and and depression ?

Marked2808d ago

LOL... there is truth in what you say.

imoutofthecontest2808d ago

Baka-akaB basically said exactly my first thought.

ShadowJetX2808d ago

Well, I get pretty jumpy and anxious when ever I reach level 13 or 14 in Tetris. Those blocks move incredibly fast ya'know

tudors2808d ago

@Baka-akaB couldn't have put it better myself.

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Marked2808d ago

What about adults?? I have depression! No one cares about the adult gamer :(

fossilfern2808d ago

It depresses me that the professors don't study on adult gamers :(

Zorda20972808d ago

Studies and Government links found to cause depression.

BabyTownFrolics2808d ago

that life causes anxiety and depression, and that gaming offers a temporary relief.

other things that cause temporary relief: weed, cats, and a healthy marriage/relationship.

so if you can fill most of your waking hours with these things then relative happiness and calmness will be yours.

Shani2808d ago

Here is the truth: I can't get depressed anymore, since I started playing games.

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