B1 Non-refereed journal articles
On the Prevalence of Addicted or Problematic Gaming in Finland (2019)

Karhulahti, V.-M., & Koskimaa, R. (2019). On the Prevalence of Addicted or Problematic Gaming in Finland. Addictive Behaviors Reports, 10, Article 100225. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.abrep.2019.100225

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All authors or editorsKarhulahti, Veli-Matti; Koskimaa, Raine

Journal or seriesAddictive Behaviors Reports


Publication year2019


Article number100225

PublisherElsevier BV

Publication countryNetherlands

Publication languageEnglish


Publication open accessOpenly available

Publication channel open accessOpen Access channel

Publication is parallel published (JYX)https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/66570

Additional informationDiscussion.


We bring attention to a notable unreported “gaming addiction” or “problem gaming” prevalence data set that adds significantly to both the DSM-5’s call for further Internet Gaming Disorder research as well as many other scientific encouragements for more wide-ranging reports on the topic.

Keywordsvideo gamesonline gamesplaying (games and sports)addiction

Free keywordsgaming disorder; internet gaming disorder; prevalence; Finland

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Ministry reportingYes

Reporting Year2019

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