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
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.