2018 Paul Bourke Lecture: Dr Daniel King

As part of Social Sciences Week, The Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, in conjunction with The University of Adelaide is pleased to present the 2018 Paul Bourke Lecture:

GAMING DISORDER: Meeting the Challenges of a New Disorder

Presented by Dr Daniel King

FREE Admission

RSVP Essential by Monday 10 September 2018

ABSTRACT: Online gaming is a complex phenomenon with unique features that pose challenges for researchers, clinicians, parents, and policymakers to develop effective approaches to reduce problematic gaming. This presentation will discuss some of the latest international research on problematic gaming and gaming disorder. The focus will be on conceptualisation, research on epidemiology and risk and protective factors, and screening and intervention approaches.

2018 Paul Bourke Lecture – ADL

Dr Daniel King is a senior research fellow and clinical psychologist in the School of Psychology at the University of Adelaide. He was awarded a Discovery Early Career Research Award (DECRA) from the Australian Research Council in 2016 to study maladaptive online gaming. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed publications and the first book...
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