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8 Signs Your Child is a Video Game Addict

Is your child hooked on video games? Learn to spot the signs of addiction.

by Tom Neven

Some people are wired to become addicted to the unique stimuli provided by video games. In their book, Playstation Nation, Kurt and Olivia Bruner provide a checklist of signs parents should watch for.

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If your child exhibits some or all of these signs of addiction, or you just want to help prevent them, consider the safeguards for video gameplay provided in this series.