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More Than Just a Game

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By Olivia Metcalf

Excessive video gamers have the same physiological disturbances and disrupted thought processes as those addicted to substances and gambling.

Olivia Metcalf recently submitted her PhD at the Research School of Psychology, Australian National University. If you are worried about your own or a loved one’s behaviour please contact Lifeline for support on 13 11 14.

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