Internet Gaming Disorder (IGD): A Case Report of Social Anxiety
Keywords:Case Report, Internet Game Disorders, Withdrawal, Internet Addiction, Social Anxiety
BACKGROUND: Internet gaming disorder (IGD) has been included in the 5th edition of The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). At present, many cases are encountered because of the disruption of this internet game, including in various age groups. Internet gaming addiction is a common disorder and often accompanies depression, hostility and social anxiety.
CASE REPORT: We found a case of anxiety disorder in people who play games on the network with the chief complaint that they cannot sleep. A 28-year-old man, a Javanese tribe with a job as a builder who came with his wife to the (Universitas Sumatera Utara) USU hospital psychiatric clinic. Experienced by the patient in about one year.
CONCLUSION: From the above case, we report that internet gaming disorder occurs in all age groups and social statuses.
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