A college student plays a computer game at an Internet cafe in Seoul, South Korea in 2013. Photo: AP A college student plays a computer game at an Internet cafe in Seoul, South Korea in 2013. Photo: AP
A college student plays a computer game at an Internet cafe in Seoul, South Korea in 2013. Photo: AP

Properly diagnosing gaming addiction will yield better treatment

The World Health Organisation is moving to classify excessive playing as a mental health disorder. Such recognition will make it easier for sufferers to find help and foster standards for the rehabilitation industry

Topic |   Video gaming
A college student plays a computer game at an Internet cafe in Seoul, South Korea in 2013. Photo: AP A college student plays a computer game at an Internet cafe in Seoul, South Korea in 2013. Photo: AP
A college student plays a computer game at an Internet cafe in Seoul, South Korea in 2013. Photo: AP
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