Online gaming: Signs your child may be bullied
Bullying within online gaming can be a real issue. Know the signs ...
Some signs to watch out for that indicate gaming might become a problem for your child are:
Needing to spend more and more time playing to satisfy the urge
Using gaming to relieve or cope with problems or negative feelings
Feeling unable to focus on other activities when they’re not gaming
Having problems or arguments with family, friends, or their partner
Preoccupation with gaming, even when they’re not playing
Continuing to play even though it’s causing them problems
Playing even though they’re no longer enjoying it
Inability to reduce playing or unsuccessful attempts to quit
Having problems at home, school, work or with study because of gaming
Neglecting responsibilities and activities that are important or they enjoy
Lying to people they’re close to about how much time they spend playing
Having risked or lost friends, a job or an opportunity because of gaming
Feeling sad, angry, moody, anxious or irritable when they can’t play
Craving more time to play to get game items, make progress or improve their status
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