Is your child spending too much time playing video games? Or are your children are begging you for screen time and you don't know how to help them establish healthy tech habits? Are games causing conflict and arguments? Whatever brings you here, I can help. How much should I let them play? How do I get them to be interested in anything else?! Video games and managing screen time are a modern parenting problem with no blueprint and a rapidly changing landscape. Harvard-trained psychiatrist and former gaming addict, Dr Alok Kanojia - Dr K to his millions of followers - offers a proven, tested plan to help parents define, set and reinforce healthy boundaries around screens and video games. From communication strategies and advice on dealing with behavioural issues to the neurological reasons behind why tech is so addictive, How to Raise a Healthy Gamer is essential for parents of children of all ages. Based on Dr K's own experience with gaming addiction and his neuroscientific and psychiatric expertise, this in an accessible and engaging eight-week, step-by-step program covering how to react when your child becomes irritable, rude, or seemingly directionless around screens and offers insights on dealing with behavioural issues that often accompany game overuse such as ADHD and spectrum disorders. Written to empower parents with knowledge and practical advice, this guide from the foremost expert on video game psychology provides skills, offers hope and sets out a clear road map to building healthy gaming habits that will equip your child for a fulfilling future.

Paperback / softback  Trade paperback (UK)  (Text (eye-readable))  304pp  h233mm  x  w152mm  x s24mm  364g 

ISBN13: 9781035025893