WHO says compulsive video game playing could be mental health problem
The WHO says compulsively playing video games
now qualifies as a mental health condition.
The classification could help to identify those
who are hooked on video games.
Addicted young gamers often
don’t seek help themselves.
Many doctors welcomed the new classification.
It comes amid the ongoing debate on the link
between gun violence and video games.
President Trump believes that violent games
can negatively affect young minds.
He wants industry leaders to address the issue.
More than half of the 50 top-selling
games are violent.
At least 14 mass school shooters have been
linked to playing violent video games.