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'gaming disorder' now in Classification of Diseases

By jobeard
Jun 18, 2018
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  1. According to CNN:
    (CNN)Watching as a video game ensnares their child, many a parent has grumbled about "digital heroin," likening the flashing images to one of the world's most addictive substances.

    Now, they may have backup: The World Health Organization announced "gaming disorder" as a new mental health condition included in the 11th edition of its International Classification of Diseases, released Monday.
     

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