Penny Arcade Expo 2012

These two presentations were delivered at the Penny Arcade Expo, which was held in Seattle, WA, from August 31, 2012 to Sept 2, 2012.

Just One More Game... Internet and Gaming Addiction (PDF)

- - - Dr. Tyler Black and Dr. Matthew Chow

Parenting and Video Games: A Psychiatric Perspective (PDF)

- - - Dr. Tyler Black

Other Files:

I may put some links in this column later.

About the Authors

Dr. Tyler R. Black graduated completed his Bachelor of Science with Honours in Pharmacology at the University of Alberta in 1999, and completed medical school at the same university in 2003. He completed residency training in Psychiatry at Dalhousie University and the University of British Columbia in 2008, and completed his Child and Adolescent Psychiatry subspecialty that same year. He works primarily at BC Children's Hospital on the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Emergency (CAPE) Unit where he is currently the clinical head. He is also a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Black's primary research and clinical interests include: emergency psychiatry, suicidology, violence and video games, and cross-cultural psychiatry.

Dr. Matthew Chow completed his residency and fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia in 2010 and is currently a psychiatrist at BC Children's Hospital in Vancouver, British Columbia, where he is the Director of the Telepsychiatry Program. He is also a clinical instructor at the University of British Columbia.

Contact Dr. Tyler Black. (Hi Reddit! - 8/29/13)

Contact Dr. Matthew Chow.