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Phenomenological analysis of maladaptive daydreaming associated with internet gaming addiction: a case report
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Phenomenological analysis of maladaptive daydreaming associated with internet gaming addiction: a case report

Maladaptive Daydreaming Associated with Internet Gaming Addiction Researchers from New Delhi, India, recently published an academic paper detailing the case of a 16 year old boy with both Maladaptive Daydreaming and a gaming addiction. The paper talks about his therapy and management, read the abstract below: Maladaptive daydreaming (MD) is an immersive fantasy activity that leads to distress and socio-occupational dysfunction. MD has many features suggestive of behavioural addiction, but research exploring the phenomenology of this clinical construct is limited. MD has also been purported to be a maladaptive strategy to cope with distress, but often leads to uncontrollable absorption in fantasy world, social withdrawal and neglected aspects of everyday life. In this paper, we repo...