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Advice for parents worried about video game addiction on Coast Live

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HAMPTON ROADS, Va - Recently the World Health Organization designated internet gaming addiction as a disease.  But what does that mean and when should parents really be concerned about gaming addiction for their kids?

We ask Dr. Peter Dozier, a child psychiatrist and medical director of mental health services at CHKD (

Dr. Dozier recommends concerned parents check out online resources from the American Academy of Pediatrics at, including an online FAMILY MEDIA PLAN.

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