World Health Organization says video game addiction is a disease. Why American psychiatrists don't

The World Health Organization has made it official: digital games can be addictive, and those addicted to them need help. In the latest edition of its International Classification of Diseases, released Monday, the United Nations agency concluded that ...

'Gaming disorder' has been classified as a mental health condition by the World Health Organization — here's what that means

The World Health Organization has added "gaming disorder" to the list of mental health conditions in its next update of the International Classification of Diseases, its standardized list of diseases and other medical conditions. Playing too many video ...