The Straits Times interviewed Juliana Pang, Addictions Therapist at Visions by Promises* to weigh in on her thoughts on the rise in Gaming Addiction among children in Singapore.
She shared that gaming addictions often develop in the context of underlying issues, such as struggles with schoolwork, bullying, or tensions at home. Children hence turn to gaming as a coping mechanism, she added.
*Visions by Promises is the addiction treatment arm of Promises Healthcare. This interview was done before its formation.
Follow the link to read the full article: https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/community/gaming-addiction-on-the-rise-among-children-amid-pandemic-counsellors
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