Excessive Video Gaming Could be Declared a Mental Disorder in 2018

By CBS New York

If you think you’re playing video games too much, you just might be.

The World Health Organization is poised to classify “gaming disorder” as a mental health problem.

Gaming disorder can be diagnosed if it “is of sufficient severity to result in significant impairment in personal, family, social, educational, occupational or other important areas of functioning,” according to the draft of WHO’s 2018 International Classification of Diseases.

Read more at http://denver.cbslocal.com/2017/12/27/video-game-playing-mental-disorder/

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