Study Examined Short-Term Treatment of Internet, Computer Game Addiction

JAMA Psychiatry

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What The Study Did: This randomized clinical trial of 143 men tested a short-term treatment for internet and computer game addiction.

Authors: Klaus Wölfling, Ph.D., of the University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz in Germany, is the corresponding author

 

(doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.1676)

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