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4th Edition of Global Conference on

Addiction Medicine, Behavioral Health and Psychiatry

October 19-21, 2023 | Boston, Massachusetts, USA

GAB 2019

Anna Gagat Matula

Speaker at Global Conference on Addiction Medicine and Behavioral Health 2019 - Anna Gagat Matula
Pedagogical University of Cracow, Poland
Title : Social communication and addiction to computer games among adolescents with Asperger syndrome


The aim of studies was to recognise social communication and addiction to computer games  among adolescents with Asperger Syndrome. The character of studies was pilot. In this research under diagnostic survey the authorship questionnaire survey was used. he study was conducted in 2019 in Poland. The purposive sampling was used for this aim 50 persons with Autism spectrum with Asperger syndrome and 50 persons of control group (i.e. with “normal” development)  took part in the study. Respondents were aged from 14 to 17.  Research has previously suggested that children with Asperger Syndrome are at risk for problematic video game use, or so-called “video game addiction" and that it disturbs communication and social interaction.


Adjunct Professor, Speech therapist, Statistician, Oligopedagogue, Psychologist. a therapist in the scope of such concepts as applied behaviour analysis (behavioural psychology), sensory integration, biofeedback, Hallwick, Weronika Sherborne. She also works at the Specialty Care Clinic for Persons with Childhood Autism. An author of over 40 scientific works published in ranked journals and monographs, including the author of the monograph titled „Functioning of a Temporarily Single Parent Family System Due to Migration from the Perspective of Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy”, Oficyna Wydawnicza Impuls, Cracow, 2016. A key note speaker and session chair of the at numerous scientific conferences in Poland and abroad, e.g. in Australia, Japan, USA, Italy, and Germany. Many times awarded with grants for talented scientists.