Psychological Addictions Module: Video Games, Joordens, S., 5.10.2024

Title: Psychological Addictions Module: Video Games

Summary: In this resource, we will discuss both biological and psychological addictions.  Biological addictions tend to be familiar to many people- for example addictions to opiate drugs can be extremely dangerous, even fatal. This module is intended to show you that psychological addictions, while having a different basis, can be just as dangerous.

Keywords: #Addiction #Brain #ClinicalPsychology

Date of Publication: May 10, 2024

How to Cite:

Joordens, S. (2023). Psychological Addictions Module: Video Games. In The Psychology Commons. Kingston, ON: eCampus Ontario. Licensed under CC BY NC 4.0. Retrieved from

Funding Statement: 

This interactive is made possible with funding by the Government of Ontario and through eCampusOntario’s support of the Virtual Learning Strategy. To learn more about the Virtual Learning Strategy visit:



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