Pediatric Electronic Gaming Addiction and ADHD

Event date: 11/11/2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM iCal Export

Speakers: Edore C. Onigu-Otite, MD

Professional Practice Gap: ADHD confers a higher risk of earlier onset and progression of addictive behaviors. Currently, there are no clear or consistent guidelines around gaming in children. For clinicians, current practice does not identify the risks, onset or progrssion of addictive behaviors....

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify early warning signs of pediatric electronic gaming addictive disorders.
  2. Recognize the link between electronic gaming addiction and ADHD in children.
  3. Describe the concept of Reward Deficiency Syndrome.

CE Credits: 1

For More Information Contact:

Andie Stringfellow, Sr. Administrative Assistant
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Department Grand Rounds

by Edore C. Onigu-Otite, MD
Associate Professor
Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Baylor College of Medicine
Medical Director, Pediatric Addiction Clinic - Ben Taub Mental Health Services

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Meeting ID: 993 8310 8849   Passcode: 59556618