Is it possible to be additced to video games? I mean unhealthy addiction like alchohol and drugs.?

I get head aches when I do not play enough video games during the day, and I will often get up after my wife goes to sleep and play hours of video games, often until dawn.

Asked By: Jerry J - 3/21/2007
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Yes, video gaming has been identified by psychologists and psychiatrists as a potentially addictive behavior. There have been numerous cases of people quitting their jobs, and in some cases dying, because they could not stop gaming... More
Answered By: pop o - 3/21/2007
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Yes, and I think one can get addicted to Yahoo Answers too.
Answered By: Anthony F - 3/21/2007
yes, i used to play non-stop overnight with no sleep
Answered By: kol m - 3/21/2007
Of course. Video games are a source of instant gratification that require no physical interaction with other people. They make you feel powerful when you win, which you do more often as you play more. No excersize is required by a video game and it will never tell you that you're getting fat... More
Answered By: shatterbrat - 3/21/2007
yeah it is. controls, effects your life. we all have our temporary fix to deal with anxiety. instead of trying to solve our problems we try to cover um up.
Answered By: lifeoutsidethecircle - 3/21/2007
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