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'Gaming Disorder' proposed as an addiction by the World Health Organization
 

'Gaming Disorder' proposed as an addiction by the World Health Organization

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The classification appears in a beta draft of the International Classification of Diseases for 2018.
 
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30 Dec 2017 - General
 
"Gaming Disorder" may soon be classified as an addictive behavior by the World Health Organization, which listed it alongside gambling disorder in a beta draft of its International Classification of Diseases for 2018. The proposed diagnosis has been listed under "disorders due to substance use or addictive behaviors," and is further detailed as "mental and behavioral disorders that develop as a result of the use of predominantly psychoactive substances, including medicat...
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