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A prospective study of the motivational and health dynamics of Internet Gaming Disorder

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The American Psychiatric Association has identified Internet Gaming Disorder (IGD) as a potential psychiatric condition and called for research to investigate its etiology, stability, and impacts on health and behavior. The present study recruited 5,777 American adults and applied self-determination theory to examine how motivational factors influence, and are influenced by, IGD and health across a six month period. Following a preregistered analysis plan, results confirmed our hypotheses th...

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Peer reviewed

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10.7717/peerj.3838

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Oxford Internet Institute
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Author
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PeerJ Publisher's website
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PeerJ Journal website
Volume:
5
Issue:
e3838
Pages:
1-30
Publication date:
2017-07-07
Acceptance date:
2017-09-01
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2167-8359
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731184
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pubs:731184
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uuid:cfb3b745-681a-4287-8b42-1bcfb175d6f2
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pubs:731184
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2017-09-29

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