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Research Paper | Psychology Science | Pakistan | Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014

Problematic Online Gaming in Pakistan

Anowra Khan, Rabia Muqtadir

The objective of the present research is to explore the prevalence of problematic online gaming in adolescents and young adults. A sample of (N=357) ; 298 males and 59 females participants who play online multiplayer games was collected. Online Gaming Questionnaire Short Form (POGQ-SF) by Papay; et al. (2013) was used to differentiate between problematic and non-problematic gamers. The chronbach alpha of (POGQ-SF) was.75. The results indicated 190 participants as problematic gamers and 165 participants as non-problematic gamers. It was also indicated that males are more problematic gamers than females. The result has important implications for future researchers.

Keywords: problematic online gaming, time of playing, adolescents, DSM-V, addiction

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014

Pages: 2522 - 2525


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Anowra Khan, Rabia Muqtadir, "Problematic Online Gaming in Pakistan", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=26061403, Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014, 2522 - 2525

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