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The ESA Cautions Against Game Addiction Diagnoses
The billions of video game players around the world who will be affected by an ICD-11 classification error deserve action based on meticulous research. As an industry we are committed to collaborating with stakeholders, researchers, policymakers, and parents to ensure best-in-class ratings, parental controls, and other tools help video game players and parents understand and manage[...]
The World Heath Organization Recognizes Gaming Addiction as a Mental Disorder
credit//Epic Games Gaming addiction has been given some major support now that the mental health disorder is being classified by the World Health Organization Notably, the American Psychiatric Association declined to add the disorder to the Fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM V), though they have put it down as[...]