by Mike Masnick
Thu, Jul 30th 2009 5:12am
While we tend to have trouble with the idea that there's a real "addiction" issue with video gaming, there certainly are some people who have trouble leaving the game. And, there have been plenty of therapists/psychologists/psychiatrists popping up with offerings to help "video game addicts." But how does one stand out in the space? How about by treating the patients directly in the game itself? Apparently, that's the plan of one psychiatrists, who wants to start getting other therapists to join the game and treat patients within it. Wonder if they'll try to convince the offshore "gold farmers" that they need help...
If you liked this post, you may also be interested in...
- Counterpoint: As Denuvo Lauds Its Weeks-Long Control, 20 Year Old Game Still Selling Due To Its Modding Community
- 2012 Research Paper Linking Video Games And Violence Finally Retracted Over Massaged Data Accusation
- South Korea Joins The Club That Uses Video Game Footage To Proclaim Themselves Awesome At War
- Red Cross Claims Makers Of 'Prison Architect' Violated The Geneva Conventions By Using A Red Cross
- Game Developer Tried Threatening Game Reviewer And Posting Fake Steam Reviews To Be Successful; It Didn't Work