Tag Archives: World Health Organization
World Health Organization Adds Gaming Disorder To Database Amid Sparse Research Controversy
Gaming Disorder WHO ICD-11

The World Health Organization finally added Gaming Disorder as a mental health issue to the ICD-11 database, which covers common…

Gamer Says City News Reporter Didn’t Inform Him About WHO Report For Addiction Story
CityNews Ethics

On March 10th, 2018 CityNews Toronto ran a story about video game addiction. It was tied into the addition of…

World Health Organization Adds “Hazardous Gaming” To ICD-11 Draft
Gaming hazard

Gaming as an addiction isn’t the only thing that appeared in the ICD-11 beta draft for the World Health Organization’s…

World Health Organization To Add Gaming Addiction As A Disorder In 2018
WHO Gaming Addiction

Multiple reports are indicating that the World Health Organization will finalize its draft in preparation for a diagnostic manual that…

Asian Countries Pushing For Video Game Addiction To Be Labeled A Disease, States Report
Video Game Addiction Disease

There’s been a push by certain scholars and those within the medical field to add video game addiction to the…

International Proposal Aims To Make Hardcore Gaming A Health Disorder

A new proposal in the ICD-11 categorization for the World Health Organization wants to add hardcore gaming to the list…

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