Journal article

A Tripartite Neurocognitive Model of internet Gaming Disorder

Lei Wei, Shuyue Zhang, Ofir Turel, Antoine Bechara, Qinghua He

FRONTIERS IN PSYCHIATRY | FRONTIERS MEDIA SA | Published : 2017

Abstract

Playing Internet games has emerged as a growing in prevalence leisure activity. In some cases, excess gaming can lead to addiction-like symptoms and aversive outcomes that may be seen by some as manifestations of a behavioral addiction. Even though agreement regarding the pathologizing of excessive video gaming is not yet achieved and perhaps because the field requires more research, many works have examined the antecedents and outcomes of what is termed internet gaming disorder (IGD). In this article, we aim at summarizing perspectives and findings related to the neurocognitive processes that may underlie IGD and map such findings onto the triadic-system that governs behavior and decision-m..

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Grants

Awarded by National Natural Science Foundation of China


Awarded by Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program for Chongqing Overseas Returned Scholars


Awarded by Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities


Awarded by Open Research Fund of the Key Laboratory of Mental Health, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences


Awarded by Research Program Funds of the Collaborative Innovation Center of Assessment toward Basic Education Quality at Beijing Normal University


Funding Acknowledgements

QH was supported by research grants from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (31400959), Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program for Chongqing Overseas Returned Scholars (cx2017049), Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (SWU1509422, 15XDSKD004), Open Research Fund of the Key Laboratory of Mental Health, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (KLMH2015G01), and the Research Program Funds of the Collaborative Innovation Center of Assessment toward Basic Education Quality at Beijing Normal University (2016-06-014-BZK01, SCSM-2016A2-15003).