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"It's usually children with poor self-esteem and social problems," Young tells Web MD."They're intelligent and imaginative but don't have many friends at school." She says a family history of addiction may also be a factor."I am not limiting myself to gaming as my only pastime or hobby," he tells Web MD."If I needed to stop playing, I'm convinced that I could." Young and Bakker say the overwhelming majority of video game addicts are males under 30.These are games in which a player assumes the role of a fictional character and interacts with other players in a virtual world.As Young puts it, an intelligent child who is unpopular at school can "become dominant in the game." The virtual life becomes more appealing than real life.
"The question is: Can you always control your gaming activity?"One mother called me when her son dropped out of baseball.He used to love baseball, so that's when she knew there was a problem." Howard, the project manager, says he still goes out with friends and family, so he doubts he is addicted." According to the Center for On-Line Addiction, warning signs for video game addiction include: In addition, video game addicts tend to become isolated, dropping out of their social networks and giving up other hobbies."It's about somebody who has completely withdrawn from other activities," Young says.