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If you have a keen gamer on your hands, or simply want to find out more about how young people are gaming online and how to help them get the best out of their experience, you’ll find a great range of resources, articles and tools to help.

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What you need to know about WHO gaming disorder
Gaming Disorder has been added to the WHO ICD-11 disease classification in the section on “Disorders due to addictive behaviours”.
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What parents need to know about Pokémon Go mobile game
To help parents get a better understanding of this new phenomenon taking the gaming world by storm we outline the ...

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Can violent video games encourage my child to be aggressive?
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Online game advice
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Parenting Generation Game report
Our research looks at parents’ views of their children’s relationship with gaming, across all devices and platforms.
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Parenting Generation Game: Summary of findings
See a summary of the insights from our Parenting Generation Game report outlining parental views of their relationship with gaming ...
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