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Gambling, Gaming & Technology Use Community of Interest

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.

This is a short video about regarding technology in our life and its negative impacts on life.

  • In this discussion, the Psychiatrist speaks about a highly vulnerable age  group, teenagers
  • The psychiatrist discussed the technology uses and causative factors for using technology as problematic . Video games are one of the technologies affecting kids particularly, and are becoming a real problem a new kind of addiction.One of the factors is easy accessibility and ease of use this fascinates teenagers they are more involved in using cell phones tablets etc and have easy access to the internet and worldwide connecting facilities. This use becomes problematic over time and culminates in addiction. This is very concerning
  • The psychiatrist suggests treatment for this as to provide healthy facilities like playgrounds, gymnasiums, etc so that kids have alternative recreation and spend their time in positive physical and mental activities

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