Gaming addiction is an impulse control disorder defined by the extended and negative patterns of impulsive gaming. This type of addiction is prevalent in adolescents but can also be extended into adult life. To help understand the difference between an avid gamer or someone that has a potential gaming addiction we have described below some of the patterns and behaviours that may be developed.
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Sanctum offers a range of treatment solutions for gaming addiction. The first step is to conduct a baseline assessment to understand the severity of the issue which will inform the development of a bespoke programme. Call us anytime on: 0161 302 0577
Gaming Addiction Treatment
Symptoms Of A Gaming Addiction:
Gaming addiction is now officially recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as a behavioural addiction. This classification has allowed for the development of specific assessment and treatment programmes to help people that are experiencing negative consequences as a result of excessive gaming.
- Constantly thinking about or wanting to play a game
- Becoming detached from family and friends
- Feeling irritable and restless or angry when not gaming
- Pre occupation with playing a game
- Loss of interest in other activities (School / Sports)
- Poor communication
- Becoming withdraw
- Poor personal hygiene
- Poor eating patterns and food types
- Faking illness to be off school / work to play games
Why Choose Sanctum For Gaming Addiction Recovery?
Sanctum offers a range of treatment solutions for gaming addiction. The first step is to conduct a baseline assessment to understand the severity of the issue which will inform the development of a bespoke programme. We can provide a residential, home based or a hybrid programme to suit your specific needs.
We have an expert team of consultants and clinicians who are specialists in child, adolescent and adult gaming addiction. We offer a person centred and holistic approach to treatment and recovery.
Start Your Journey To Recovery Today
Does your gaming get in the way of other important things in your life? We have an expert team of consultants and clinicians who are specialists in child, adolescent and adult gaming addiction. We offer a person centred and holistic approach to treatment and recovery.
The Sanctum Blueprint 360º
We provide residential assessments that deliver the most comprehensive service available globally. Our team of experts will gain a complete understanding of your genetic, physical, neurological and mental health profile, to provide you with an accurate evaluation of your complete health. We know that no two clients are the same and aim to always provide a unique experience that focusses entirely on you.
We champion prevention, optimisation and longevity – taking you from good to great.
Data, Analytics, and Testing
Data and analytics: Our key decisions are data driven and seek to leverage data whenever and wherever possible to enhance a care plans and treatment efficiency and effectiveness.
Technology: By embracing the latest ‘evidence based’ technologies to collect data we can achieve much greater knowledge of our client’s presentations thus enable a greater level or personalised treatment.
DNA & Genetics: Each person’s DNA is unique, displaying their own distinctive set of characteristics and cultural markers. Applying the latest genomics science to enable a proactive approach to a client’s health.
A complete holistic approach
Assessments: Our assessments cover over 50 areas of mental, physical, psychological, physiological and neurological health. We are confident that our assessment programme that is formed of one to one intervention’s, DNA, pathology, physical health screening, diagnostics and scanning is the most thorough programme available today.
Our Team: We have a handpicked multi-disciplinary team (MDT) of professionals. Each one possessing a speciality that creates a unique experience for the client.
Best practice: Sanctum Healthcare Ltd is regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and adheres to moral, ethical codes of conduct. We aim to deliver clinical excellence around regulated activities in line with NICE guidelines and evidence based practices. Through adopting these practices, we can safeguard the highest standard of care.
Agile and bespoke
Responsive: Given the nature of mental health and addiction at times we need to move quickly to deliver emergency intervention services. All inbound enquiries are responded to in person (via telephone) within 2 hours of it being received. Where possible and when safe to do so we can activate a care team on the same day. Usually admissions are provided within 48 to 72 hours.
Efficient: With a global clientele we understanding our clients have busy schedules, family commitments and businesses and require an efficient service. We achieve this through utilising technology to manage care plans in an effective and efficient manner.
Private healthcare focused entirely on you
Personalised approach: Working with one client at a time we provide a tailored approach to treatment and care. This approach means our team is not time constrained and give their undivided attention.
Quantifiable outcome measures: A critical aspect of what makes Sanctum difference is our ability to provide our clients with key performance indictors and accurate outcome measures. Through adopting such advances in biofeedback and sobriety management we buck the trend by providing real time and genuine treatment outcome measures.
Where We Treat
Our clinics are based in Cheshire and London but we are available nationwide. We treat our clients at one of our luxury private accommodations in Cheshire, in their own home, or at our clinics if residential treatment is not required. Whichever you choose, our discretion, privacy, and professionalism is assured.
We can create a ‘hospital at home’ at your own address.
Our private and luxurious residences will serve as a home from home during your treatment.
We treat at our clinics if residential treatment is not required.
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