The Relationship Among Internet Gaming Disorder, Depression Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in High School Students with Internet Gaming Disorder of Bangkok

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Thanasak Chanthasin
Manika Wisessathorn
Piyapong Saetang

Abstract

The objective of this study is to understand the relationship among Internet Gaming Disorder, Depression Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder by using questionnaires, The Internet Gaming Disorder Scale, Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale (CES-D), Thai ADHD Screening Scale- Child version 10-18 years: Self Report, The Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory-Revised were used in high school students with online game addiction. Multi-stage sampling method was used and yielded 200 participants in Bangkok area. Data were analyzed by using correlation analyses. The results revealed a statistically significant relationship between Internet Gaming Disorder and Depression Disorder at the level of .05, between Internet Gaming Disorder and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder at the level of .05, and between Internet Gaming Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder at the level of .01. The research results suggested that, for the diagnosis of Internet Gaming Addiction, the presence of the condition of disease comorbidity such as Depression Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder need to be considered in order to plan for the proper treatment.

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