Despite a recent classification from the World Health Organisation, there remains large disagreement in the scientific community about whether or not video game addiction is actually a mental disorder. Read some of the resources below to form your own opinion and then cast your vote!
I was a games addict – The Guardian
Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO – BBC
World Health Organisation says addiction to computer games is a mental health disorder – Evening Standard
Video gaming disorder to be officially recognised for the first time – New Scientist
Gaming addiction can be treated on the NHS after it is declared a medical disorder – The Telegraph
Gaming addiction probably isn’t a real condition – New Scientist
WHO classifying video game addiction as mental disorder enrages social media – The Independent