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'Gaming disorder': is the world's newest mental illness going to be over-diagnosed?

The World Health Organization has identified addiction to video games as a psychological disorder. But critics say WHO’s criteria are too vague

The World Health Organization has just added a new mental illness to its official list, and it’s “gaming disorder”. Addictive tech is coming under increasing scrutiny, and according to this, video games might even be as bad as Twitter.

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