Internet, Video Games & Mental Health

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

Monday 14th March, 2011

11:00am to 12:00pm (CST)

The line between enjoyment of technology and feeling unable to disconnect or spend less time in front of a computer or TV screen is a fuzzy one. Professionals don't recognize Internet or video game addiction, yet many people still use those words to describe the sense of being sucked into the Internet or gaming and being unable to cut back. What have your experiences been with spending too much time online or playing video games? Have you ever tried to cut back? How successful were you? We'll discuss strategies to help you get back your life and re-connect with your face-to-face life. This is a core conversation.

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John Grohol

CEO & Founder of Psych Central.com bio from Twitter

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4 attendees

  • Meghan Searl
  • Katie Sunstrom
  • Dr. John Grohol
  • Jon Lim

7 trackers

  • Ben Spaulding
  • Dr. Keely Kolmes
  • erwin blom
  • PF Samuelson
  • Liang Shi
  • Sabih Mir
  • Benjamin Bykowski

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Time 11:00am12:00pm CST

Date Mon 14th March 2011

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