School of Communication - Simon Fraser University
Introduction The internet and the online world brought by the internet are considered to be an indispensable part of our everyday life. Research studies concerned with new communication technologies and their products causing mental health problems and some of the psychological symptoms are increasing rapidly in scientific literature. For example, new types of addiction resulting from the online world began to be added into earlier types of dependencies. These studies focusing particularly on maladaptive use a behaviour blocking ability in a particular context that is inappropriate or ineffective and harmful to an individual, group, or society , show that case will lead to more serious problems in future. Thus, the subject of dependencies began to be widely discussed in relation to the information and communication technologies and their content. However, users being unable to stop playing regardless of a compelling urge and leading to negative consequences or demanding online activities of this type of game can turn into an addiction to online games.
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In: English and Literature. Thus, research into the individual characteristics that lead to excessive play is warranted. This paper examines two individual variables — personality and perceptions of media — and explores how they relate to online game play, specifically online game addiction. By presenting a revised metric for online game addiction, this paper explores the relationship between addiction and both personality and perception.