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Abstract

In this article – the author presented the basic content on behavioural addictions and approximated the characteristics of internet and computer game addiction: of their essence, manifestation, diagnostic criteria and the general basis of electronic media addiction therapy. The theoretical resources of the article are illustrated through a case study of a young man which shows the development of his addiction to the internet and computer games – and manifestations of his symptoms. The case study made it possible to determine the causes and mechanisms of, as well as the consequences resulting from his addiction.

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behavioral addictions internet addiction addiction to computer games uzależnienia behawioralne uzależnienie od Internetu uzależnienie od gier komputerowych

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Wawryk, L. (2019). ADDICTIONS IN BEHAVIOURAL DISCOURSE. Dyskursy Młodych Andragogów/Adult Education Discourses, (20). https://doi.org/10.34768/dma.vi20.28