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Video game addiction increases with ADHD, autism? Poppycock

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(Read caption) Boys with austism or ADHD are more likely to become addicted to video gaming, a study says. Addicted? How so? A scene from "Yoshi's Island" on the Nintendo 3DS.

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I would be worried about the study from the journal Pediatrics, which states that boys with autism or ADHD have a higher risk of developing an addiction to video games, if I hadn’t witnessed a very positive side-effect of gaming in my own Asperger’s child – he taps his creative side to make arts and crafts inspired by the video games he plays.

 

The study posed questions to 141 parents of boys  about the child's video game usage. The children included 56 boys with autism, 44 with ADHD, and 41 with no such conditions. The study found:

So that's "addiction?" 

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