World Health Organisation Classifies Video Game Addiction As A Disorder
For many, video games are a release, a hobby, or a sport. But for a small portion of the 2.5 billion people in the world who are gaming, video games are an unhealthy obsession. The World Health Organisation has recently included “gaming disorder” in the International Classifications of Diseases, alongside substance and gambling addictions. Joshua Krook from the University of Adelaide to talk to us about the industry and unpack this latest controversy.