Open Access Conceptual Paper

Autism and Addiction to Video Games?

Jesus Dueñas Becerra*

Department of Psychology, Member of the Center for Studies of the Archdiocese of Havana, Cuba

Corresponding Author

Received Date: September 16, 2019;  Published Date: September 24, 2019


Dr. Elsa Gutiérrez Baró (1926-2019), professor emeritus of the University of Medical Sciences of Havana, contacted us, to raise a problem of child-youth mental health that worries her in the highest degree. In recent times, he is seeing in consultation - with relative frequency - children and adolescents, who have been diagnosed with autism, because the clinical picture they present evokes the presence of this genetic cause condition. However, autism - as a nosographic entity - has nothing to do with the origin of the symptoms that these patients suffer.

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