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Understanding your gaming behavior this past year

Instructions: This screen assists people in making decisions about the way they engage in gaming activities. Please answer these questions based on your engagement with gaming over the past year (i.e., 12 months).
For clarification, “games or gaming” are catchall terms which include online (i.e., the Internet) and offline engagement with games (e.g., video games, console games, handheld games, cellular phone or tablet games, computer games) or use of any other device capable of playing games, and includes the viewing of current or past games being played or broadcast (e.g., eSports).
Developed by Cosette Rae, MSW, LICSW, ACSW
1.How often do you think about your current, previous or next gaming activity?
2.Have you become restless, irritable, angry, or anxious when you are unable to engage in gaming activities?
3.Has your engagement with gaming activities increased in the past year?
4.What is the average number of hours spent engaging in gaming activities each week?
5.Have you tried to reduce participation in game activities but found it too difficult, so you’ve continued engaging in gaming activities?
6.Have you lost interest in non-game related activities (e.g., sports, hobbies, family activities, etc.)?
7.Have you continued to engage in game activities despite knowing the problems you experience as a result of your use?
8.Have you deceived a family member, significant other, employer or therapist regarding the amount of time spent engaging in gaming activities?
9.Do you find yourself participating in gaming activities to feel better (e.g., reduce anxiety, loneliness, sadness, guilt, worry, etc.)?
10.Have you jeopardized or lost a significant relationship, academic or employment opportunity because of your engagement with gaming activities?
11.On the line below, please select the option that best describes how you feel right now: