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Neuroimaging identifies brain differences in compulsive video game players.


Internet gaming disorder (IGD) is defined as a failure to control one’s impulses to excessively use online gaming. IGD results in serious negative outcomes, such as decreased physical and mental health, low academic achievement, and problems in interpersonal relationships. IGD is an increasing mental health problem worldwide, however, whole-brain neuroimaging studies have not been carried out for this widespread addiction,

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