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'Gaming Disorder' officially recognized as a mental health condition

World Health Organization / Source: MGN

"Gaming Disorder" is now officially a mental health condition, acording to the World Health Organization.

It's included in the new edition of the "International Classification of Diseases," released on June 18.

It defines addictions as "gaming that takes precedence over other life interests and daily activities."

The World Health Organization says not every gamer who plays for hours is truly addicted.

They believe fewer than 3% of players suffer from the disorder.

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