Video Game Addiction Classified as a Mental Health Disorder
Normally when you hear about addiction it belongs to the usual suspects like alcohol, nicotine, or other drugs. The latest addition to that list is causing a lot of controversy.
The World Health Organization has officially added video game addiction to the International Classification of Diseases.
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According to the World Health Organization's classification:
Video game addiction is a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behavior (that) takes precedence over other life interests."
Some of the reaction from twitter is hilarious.