• Gaming disorder gets WHO recognition as legitimate condition

    3 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    The World Health Organization now officially recognizes ‘Gaming Disorder' as a condition, though critics say there isn't enough evidence to substantiate it. The decision to recognize Gaming Disorder was made during the 72nd World Health Assembly this weekend; the disorder is included in the 11th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases. According to WHO, gaming disorder is ‘a...
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  • World Health Organisation adds ‘gaming disorder' to the International Classification of Diseases

    World Health Organisation adds ‘gaming disorder' to the International Classification of Diseases

    3 monthes ago - By Rock, Paper, Shotgun

    The World Health Organisation has voted to recognise ‘gaming disorder' as a health condition. After drafting it into the updated International Classification of Diseases last year, members of the assembly unanimously agreed the draft yesterday, despite dissent from academics, industry groups, and governmental bodies. The classification will come into effect in 2022.
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