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Online gaming: The signs that it's gone too far

Over the past couple of years we’ve become increasingly reliant on doing things online – learning, shopping, catching up with friends and family, and for entertainment.

There’s been a big upswing in online gaming in that time and, while gaming often gets a bad rap, it’s not all bad news.

Playing games is a normal and healthy part of human life – and online gaming in healthy quantities can have positive effects like creating social connections and relieving isolation. However, when taken to the extreme, online game can have negative effects.

This guide can help you spot the signs when online gaming is becoming unhealthy, and what you can do about it.

Here is the link to this month's edition