WHO says Gaming addiction is a disorder

Jan 9, 2018 8:00:00 AM / by Nabeela D'Sa

Nabeela D'Sa

Playing too many video has been listed as a mental health disorder by the World Health Organisation. The disorder is defined as an ongoing and persistent habit of "sufficient severity to result in significant impairment in personal, family, social, educational, occupational or other important areas of functioning. There are already private addiction clinics to "treat" the condition and lots of countries are struggling with this issue and have implemented a law banning access for children under 16 from using online games from a certain period of time.

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Readmore: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-42541404

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