Author Archive for Jason Giles MD

Dr. Jason Giles is certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the American Board of Anesthesiology. He is a physician specializing in the treatment of drug, alcohol, and behavioral addictions. He is the founder of Haywire.

Is Video Game Addiction Possible?

Videogame addiction? The other day our 9 year-old asked if he could play on the Wii ┬«video game console in our home. He had played in the past and got pretty good at the Mario game he was requesting. After playing intensely with his “screen time allotment” for the day several days in a row [...]