Video Game Addiction is an Official Mental Health Diagnosis but Treatment is Hard to Find
DES MOINES, Iowa -- For years, many health professionals, and parents, have recognized addictive gaming behavior as a serious problem. The World Health Organization now has gaming disorder as an official mental health diagnosis. The World Health Organization said gaming disorder has to do with the amount of gaming and if it results in significant impairment in personal, social, educational or occupational functions of life for at least 12 months.