Dr. Shay was featured on the popular “WellnessMama” podcast, discussing gaming disorder in detail and how to help concerned parents and kids step out of gaming disorder.
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Interview on WellnessMama.com – Podcast 191: Understanding How Gaming Disorder & Gaming Addiction Are Affecting Our Kids
What is root an addiction? Is it genes? Is it habit? Is it one’s childhood? Is it a chemical imbalance? Is it bad luck? Is it a brain disease? Is it an access issue, where the vice is just too easy to access? Is it lack of willpower? This article covers the revolutionary new approach […]
On “Reset Me with Dr. C” (adrenal fatigue podcast) discussing adrenal fatigue and video gaming disorder
So thrilled to be on Dr. Alan Christianson’s “Reset Me with Dr. C”, discussing video games and adrenal fatigue (yes, there is a connection, particularly for the 35+ female crowd that plays a lot of the casual games like candy crush, diner dash, etc.). Listen here, just 16 minutes, on iTunes.
Gaming Disorder prevention plan for the weekends and holidays: How to keep your loved one from vanishing into a gaming disorder
Growing up, I simultaneously loved and hated the holidays. I loved the holidays because it gave me more time to play video games and I got games as holiday gifts. I hated the holidays because of family obligations (family meals, family outings, etc.) when all I wanted to do was game. I would be physically […]
I’m on the radio with Heather Morgan discussing video game addiction and gaming disorder.. “BodyTalk Radio” with Heather Morgan: “How to know if you have a video game addiction” Here’s from Heather’s Facebook page: I’m SO excited to announce that my co-host, Trish Ward fromThePrimeLifeRX, and I will be speaking with Dr. Sam Shay, […]
The 5 uses of video games as parenting tools: How they work and how they backfire to create gaming disorder
Parents want their kids engaged and interested in video games so that video games can be tools for behavior and time-management. The observations below come from multiple interactions with parents, adults who spend time with children, conversations with patients who have game-addicted children, and reflections on my personal history with my parents and my former […]
How would you know you’re (or someone you care about) plays too many hours of video games? Are you a problem gamer? Do you have gaming disorder? Do you know someone that is? Where would your life be in the next 6-12 months if you gamed less? […]