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Electronic Addiction: The New Epidemic

With Jay Berk, PhD., of Jay Berk PhD and Associates

Podcasts supported by  Ernst and Young

Presented: 2019

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Description of Presentation

Did you know that the World Health Organization recently announced gaming addiction as a real diagnosis which should be recognized? Were you aware that games are specifically designed to be addictive? Join Dr. Jay Berk, of Jay Berk, PhD & Associates and author of "A Parent's Quick Guide to Electronic Addiction," for a lively and informative discussion about the new emerging crisis of electronic and gaming addiction. Dr. Berk will identify the signs of electronic addiction and how to manage behaviors associated with it, such as rage, refusal to give up electronics, loss of friends, social isolation and inappropriate activities on electronics.

CFK Resources


  • "Digital Detox: The Ultimate Guide To Beating Technology Addiction, Cultivating Mindfulness, and Enjoying More Creativity, Inspiration, And Balance In Your Life!," by D. Zahariades (Library Partners | Amazon Smile)
  • "Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids - and How to Break the Trance," by N. Kardaras, PhD (Library Partners | Amazon Smile)
  • "Parent's Guide to Electronic Addiction," by J. Berk, PhD (Library Partners | Amazon Smile)
  • "Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World," by D. Heitner, PhD (Library Partners | Amazon Smile)
  • "The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age," by C. Steiner-Adair EdD., T. Barker (Library Partners | Amazon Smile)
  • "The Cyber Effect: An Expert in Cyberpsychology Explains How Technology Is Shaping Our Children, Our Behavior, and Our Values--and What We Can Do About It," by M. Aiken, PhD (Library Partners | Amazon Smile)
  • "Unplug: Raising Kids In a Technology Addicted World," By L. Strohman, PhD and M. Westendorf PhD (Library Partners | Amazon Smile)


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