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The word “addiction” gets used a lot to describe a certain kind of focused attention on media and technology. But if you have real concerns about your kid’s behavior and notice mood changes, falling grades, mounting bills, or a lack of human interaction, you may want to talk with your pediatrician about the possibility of game addiction or the idea that another issue, such as depression, might be causing these problems. The Child Mind Institute contributed to this article. Adults can’t forget Atari and Nintendo.
My sister and I were obsessed in the 80s and 90s. My mom moderated our video game use. But after reading the kids comments I can’t forget the feeling I got when I beat a level or game even though it was over 30 years ago! I teach my son to be kind and treat people the way he wants to be treated. To be honest, parents don’t understand kids our age. Just because someone likes to do something doesn’t make it an addiction. You could be as easily addicted to playing outside as playing video games.