OCD Symptoms

OCD Symptoms- It is normal, on occasion to go and double check the things that we all missed or not remembered. For instance, checking ‘the door is locked or not’, ‘checking pocket for a wallet’. But what if this loop keeps repeating for ‘n’ number of time. This medical condition is known as obsessive-compulsive disorder […]

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12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymo...

Are you in search of the best recovery process for yourself or for your close one to come out of Alcohol addiction? You are not alone. It is possible with 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous programs. What are these 12 step programs helping quit alcohol and how do they work? Alcoholics Anonymous is a process of […]

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder ...

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a chronic disorder that is characterized by feelings of fear, unreasonable or obsessive thoughts such as a person feels the need to repeat a task like washing his/her hands repetitively even when it is unnecessary or arranging the objects over and over again. This can even lead to severe OCD that […]

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What is OCD?

What is OCD behavior!- Nation Institute of Mental Health states that about 2 percent of the population currently suffers from OCD- Which is comparatively higher than the individuals who are suffering from other illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar and ADHD. Researchers believe that both environmental and neurobiological predispositions collectively play a vital role wherein the individual […]

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Types of Addiction

Anything taken to an excessive level can result in addiction.  The types of addiction range from the substance like alcohol to behaviors like gambling. Dependence can be both emotional and behavioral.  Common symptoms are seen in addiction: Numerous failed attempts to stop the behavior Withdrawal symptoms Lack of Control over the intake Risk-Taking Behavior Being secretive about their addictive […]

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Gaming Addiction

Addiction

Is your child playing video games for a significantly longer time? Does she spend very less time with family, society or on education, and dedicates all of that time to gaming? Then it’s your time to make some anticipation before the condition gets too critical.

Gaming addiction, now, is a recognizable mental health disorder according to the World Health Organization listed in the International Classification of Disease 2018 due to its influential addictive behaviour towards children, teens, and adults. Read on to understand what gaming addiction is all about and whether or not your child is suffering from it.

Previously, there is no single accepted definition of gaming addiction. There are no set several hours one must play in order to consider addicted to games (video/computer). Gaming addiction is an excessive play which results in social such as isolation, a negative emotion like feeling low when not play, career or educational like lower grade related consequences. Gaming addiction (video/ computer) is now considered a diagnosable disorder and it’s completely curable.

Signs and Symptoms of gaming addiction:

  • Physical symptoms: The individual may have fatigue, frequent migraine headache, intense concentration causes eyestrain, excess use of controller or mouse may cause carpel tunnel syndrome, lack of personal hygiene etc.
  • Behavioural symptoms: The individual may be irritable or restlessness when trying to stop the game, isolation from other spending more time in gaming it leads to lack of social interaction with peers, family members and relatives.
  • Cognitive symptoms: The individual may have thought disturbances like preoccupation with thoughts of earlier online activity or anticipation of the next online session, gaming to escape from life situation like anxiety or depression.

Who is at risk for gaming addiction:

  • Males have a higher chance
  • Adolescents and children
  • The individual who has some mental health issues like depression, anxiety, and low self esteem.
  • The children who are more impulsive and low social skill.
  • The individual tend to be neurotic and have aggression behaviour
  • The individual has limited ability to regulate the emotions
  • Having free time and lack of involvement in structured activities either in school or home/ work places.

Treatment for gaming addiction:

Research on gaming addiction treatment is in progress. Experts normally recommend psychotherapy and counselling, cognitive behaviour therapy, individual therapy, family therapy, 12 steps programs and medication to treat the gaming addiction.

If you or loved one are experiencing symptoms and looking for gaming addiction treatment facility we can help, call +919611194949 now.

 

 

 

 


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