- Cam Adair, founder of Game Quitters on video game addiction - His personal struggle, turning to games for help, and realizing how he could improve his life without them - The American Psychiatric Association (APA) criteria for Internet Gaming Disorder in the "Conditions for Further Study" Diagnostic Statistical Manual 5th Edition (DSM5): LINK - ^ basically, how a group of psychiatrists wants to define what we are always calling "gaming addiction" - What your first step should be if you think you might be addicted to games - Why it is so important to understand why you play the games that you do and the way you do - The level of stimulation that games provide - How games fulfill basic human needs   - The WHO classification of "gaming disorder" - How pictures of kids playing video games could have huge consequences   Links - +7 Intelligence Discord Server - Join an awesome community all about the power of games to influence our lives and the world around us. Come chat and play games with me and your fellow listeners   - Mack Weldon - Use promo code at checkout for 20% off your first order   - Laser Time Podcast   - Game Quitters - Game Quitters podcast - Game Quitters Youtube - Cam Adair on Twitter - Reddit community: r/stopgaming   +++++++     About +7 Intelligence   +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work.   +++++++   Listen to the show:   Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed   Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network.   +++++++   Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.

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