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The Gambling, Gaming & Technology Use Community of Interest brings together addiction and mental health service providers, researchers and subject matter experts in the fields of gambling, technology/Internet use and video gaming to collaborate and share knowledge on emerging trends and clinical best practices.

The health effects of too much gaming - Harvard Health

Some key points from the above article to take note of are as follows:

- Physical injuries to the hands and arms are prevalent in gamers. A common injury that occurs is the hands is called carpel tunnel syndrome.

- Problem gaming has been associated with psychological problems such as lack of interest in other areas of life and loss of relationships with significant people in their lives.

- Desensitization is associated with those who game frequently as well as it can cause a sense of uncertainty with reality.

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