Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem
June 18, 2018
Updated: June 18, 2018 5:26pm
Photo: Kamil Zihnioglu, AP
A man plays a game at the Paris Games Week in Paris. The World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing its young players.
GENEVA (AP) — Obsessive video gamers know how to anticipate dangers in virtual worlds. The World Health Organization says they now should be on guard for a danger in the real world: spending too much time playing.
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