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Are you addicted to Candy Crush?

Written by Dr. Andrew Doan & Brooke Strickland on .

By Brooke Strickland

You might not be shooting an enemy, killing a dragon, or rescuing the princess, but if you have spent endless hours on your computer or smartphone playing Candy Crush Saga and you go to bed dreaming of colorful candies, then you’re probably showing signs of being addicted to the game.

 

What does video game addiction look like?

Written by Dr. Andrew Doan & Brooke Strickland on .

Dr. Andrew Doan & Melanie Hempe discuss video game addiction from an addict's aspect, medical research data, and a mother's perspective.

Biggest 24: Living a Life with Impact July 20th, 2013

Written by Dr. Andrew Doan & Brooke Strickland on .

Living a life with impact, is living a Christ-centered life free of addictions, habits, hurts, and hangups. This free seminar for teens and parents is coming to Temecula, CA on July 20th, 2013.

Video games affect our brains and slow down the brain development

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Dr. Doan discusses how video games affect our brains and slow down brain development with Taylor Baldwin on PrimeTime.

Video Game Addiction - Regional Family, Youth & Health Task Force - April 29, 2013

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Dr. Doan presents on video game addiction to the Regional Family, Youth & Health Task Force.

Video Games are like books & movies, laced with digital crack

Written by Dr. Andrew Doan & Brooke Strickland on .

Video Games are like books & movies, laced with digital crack. View video.

Tetris Effect & Video Game Violence - Bad Combo for Some

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Tetris Effect & Video Game Violence - Bad Combo for Some. View Video.

Wake Up to the Dangers of Violent & Sexually Explicit Video Games, The Digital Crack Fed to Kids

Written by Dr. Andrew Doan & Brooke Strickland on .

Wake Up to the Dangers of Violent & Sexually Explicit Video Games, The Digital Crack Fed to Kids. View Video.

Why Gamers Should Support the Concept of Video Game Addiction

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Why Gamers Should Support the Concept of Video Game Addiction. View Video.

The Perfect Storm for a Killer: Video Game Addiction and Violent Video Games

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The Perfect Storm for a Killer: Video Game Addiction and Violent Video Games. View video.

Technology, Video Games, Social Media, and Your Children's Brain

Written by Dr. Andrew Doan & Brooke Strickland on .

What we know, what we don't know, and are we killing our children's potential?

Eye Surgeon Writes About His Video Game Addiction, Helping People See to Avoid the Trap

Written by Dr. Andrew Doan & Brooke Strickland on .

The multi-billion dollar video game industry is in the business of creating fun and enticing games that can be addictive. As addicted gamers feast on digital indulgences, real life is neglected and their reality crumbles around them. Hooked on Games is written by Brooke Strickland and Andrew Doan, MD, PhD, a physician with a research background in neuroscience, who battled his own addictions with video games.