All member states of WHO agreed to adopt the ICD-11, which added gaming disorder to the list of recognized illnesses. The condition is in a subcategory called 'Disorders due to substance use or addictive behaviors'.
Neuroscience May 28, 2019
Gaming disorder is classified as a mental health problem by WHO. Experts weighed in on children's addiction to video games like 'Fortnite' and what can be done to prevent it.
Public Health June 28, 2018
Excessive gambling is a behavior classified by American Psychiatric Association as addiction. Can playing video games also lead to brain changes and addictive illness caused by drugs and alcohol?
Neuroscience June 22, 2018
The World Health Organization recently classified 'video game addiction' as a mental health disorder. The decision to classify it is believed by many to be a very important step forward. Here's why they believe this is so.
Public Health June 19, 2018
Gaming disorder is classified as a mental health problem in the new draft of the 11th edition of the ICD. What are the symptoms of this condition and does this affect many gamers?
Public Health June 18, 2018
The World Health Organization will soon classify video game addiction as a mental health condition. Here is how to determine if you have gaming disorder and what you should do next if you think you have it.
Public Health December 27, 2017
Gaming disorder will be included in the upcoming edition of the International Classification of Diseases by the World Health Organization. What are the symptoms of a gaming disorder, and is it even legitimate?
December 25, 2017