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Point of Getting Addicted in Computer Gaming

Author(s):

Hrutik Nilesh Gurav , K Birla College of Arts, Science & Commerce (Autonomous), Kalyan; Sayandip Dilip Chakraborty, K Birla College of Arts, Science & Commerce (Autonomous), Kalyan

Keywords:

Gaming Addiction, Online Survey, Threshold Time

Abstract

Now a days, price of technology is reduced and quality is increased, thus attracts teenagers and children for gaming in large numbers. The most major issue in this advancement in gaming is Gaming Addiction and because of this, certain problems and disorders have increased like Insomnia, aggressive behavior, depression, high blood pressure, expansion of eye pupils, etc. There is a certain unknown point until which playing computer games can be safe but after that, one can be get addicted to gaming. To find that point, an online survey was held where 173 samples were collected, in which, on an average 58(33.52%) samples show symptoms of Gaming Addiction. The average threshold time for Gaming Addiction was calculated two hours or less than two hours per day using simple descriptive analysis. Name or any other identity of the respondents was unknown even to the authors.

Other Details

Paper ID: IJSRDV7I70340
Published in: Volume : 7, Issue : 7
Publication Date: 01/10/2019
Page(s): 451-454

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