Gaming Addiction to be Added to the Disorder Manual

April 5, 2013 - Less than a minute read

Video game addiction? Yes, video game addiction has evolved into a serious problem. Serious enough that it will be included in the new manual for mental disorders to come out this May. Though the chances of death from gaming is low, gamers have died in past years from blood clots, sleep deprivation, and heart attacks. The symptoms are relatively similar to those who struggle with substance abuse and chemical dependency. Here’s a great article on the subject.

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