Gaming and Internet Gaming Disorder

Prevalence and severity of gaming and internet gaming disorder

A rapid scoping review to describe the prevalence of gaming and internet gaming disorder, as well as comorbidities, in people of all ages, across all geographical areas.

Findings from this rapid scoping review will inform the World Health Organization about the state of the evidence on the prevalence of this new disease entity, since it was included in their 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11).

 

 

Commissioning Organization:

World Health Organization

 

Project Type:

Knowledge Synthesis

 

Project Status:

Completed

 

Funding:

World Health Organization

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) under the Strategy for Patient Oriented-Research (SPOR) initiative

Project Lead:

Andrea C. Tricco MSc, PhD

Director & Scientist, Knowledge Synthesis Team, Knowledge Translation Program, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital, Unity Health Toronto

Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health & Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto

Co-Director & Adjunct Associate Professor Queen’s Collaboration for Health Care Quality Joanna Briggs Institute Centre of Excellence, Queen’s University

 

Project Team:

Knowledge Synthesis Team, Knowledge Translation Program, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital, Unity Health Toronto

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