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Loma Linda University study says ADHD severity is associated with video game addiction severity

 

Last updated 7/5/2018 at 5:29pm

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A study by Loma Linda University School of Behavioral Health researchers finds that the severity of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder is associated with severity of video game addiction.

LOMA LINDA – A study by Loma Linda University School of Behavioral Health researchers found that the severity of a person's attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder is associated with the severity of their video game addiction.

The study, "Video game addiction, ADHD symptomatology and video game reinforcement," was published June 6, in The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse and found that risk of addiction existed regardless of type of video game played or preferred most.

"This result is consistent with our hypothesis and with prior research, which suggests that people with...



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