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Electronic gaming and psychosocial adjustment

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The rise of electronic games has driven both concerns and hopes regarding their potential to influence young people. Existing research identifies a series of isolated positive and negative effects, yet no research to date has examined the balance of these potential effects in a representative sample of children and adolescents. The objective of this study was to explore how time spent playing electronic games accounts for significant variation in positive and negati...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1542/peds.2013-4021

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Oxford Internet Institute
Publisher:
American Academy of Pediatrics Publisher's website
Journal:
Pediatrics Journal website
Volume:
134
Issue:
3
Pages:
e716-e722
Publication date:
2014-09-02
Acceptance date:
2014-05-22
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EISSN:
1098-4275
ISSN:
0031-4005
URN:
uuid:cc0f8ac4-14c8-454b-b91d-1c06244547e7
Source identifiers:
480114
Local pid:
pubs:480114

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