Me, You, and WHO: Gaming Disorder Breakdown


Gaming addiction. It’s a topic we’ve talked abouta few times before, and one we’re going to talk about again. Why?

Well, it’s more like “who,” and by WHO, I mean the World Health Organization.

Related imageFor those of you who might not know, the World Health Organization (WHO) has recently rolled out a beta definitionfor the new “gaming disorder” diagnosis that will be included in the new International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11), set to be released this year, if I’m not mistaken.

And if gamers aren’t all atwitter, chips firmly on shoulders.

Image result for twitterSome have tentatively spoken about being glad people who truly have a problem being able to seek the help they need, and others, well, didn’t. I noticed that, underneath all of the woe-is-us and everyone-is-out-to-get-gamers and the like was real fear as to what this might mean for our hobby, or for the medium in…

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