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Pause and Reset: A Parent's Guide to Preventing and Overcoming Problems with Gaming

Pause and Reset: A Parent's Guide to Preventing and Overcoming Problems with Gaming

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Publication Date: February 6th, 2019
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN:
9780190279486
Pages:
232
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Description

Pause and Reset is aimed at parents concerned about the role of gaming in their children's lives. In this informative, reader-friendly book, addiction expert Dr. Nancy Petry sheds light on what constitutes problematic video gaming and what does not, how to determine whether a child, adolescent or young adult may be "addicted" to gaming or developing problems with it, and when to seek professional help.

About the Author

Nancy M. Petry, Ph.D., is Professor of Medicine at the University of Connecticut, School of Medicine. Her work has been funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Dr. Petry conducts research on addictive disorders ranging from substance use disorders to internet gaming and gambling disorder