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Dr. RYAN Van CLEVE - UNPLUGGED: VIDEO GAME ADDICTION

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On this show, he will discuss a number of key issues, including: What is video game addiction? What makes video games so addictive? Who's at risk? How can someone combat it? Where can people get professional help, if required?China and South Korea call video game addiction their #1 public health issue.Americans spent $2.7 billion on video games in November 2009 alone.A 2007 study by the American Medical Association suggests that more than 5 million American kids (age 8-18) meet the definition of video game addiction.A recent study by the U.K. newspaper The Sun shows that one in three British men would rather play video games than have sex with their partner. 75% would choose trying out a new video game versus having sex with their partner.3 billion hours A WEEK are spent playing online video games.

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