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WHO to Include “Gaming Disorder” in Its Latest Edition of Mental Health Ailments

You might have it or know someone who shows symptoms of it – an obsessive love of video games. Now, the World Health Organization (WHO) is finally acknowledging it as a form of mental illness. “Gaming disorder,” as it’s been called, is set to be included in the 11th edition of International Classification of Diseases …

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WHO to Classify Video Game Addiction as a Mental Health Disorder

Playing a video game can be a fun, easy way to relax, but what happens when you can’t quite get yourself to stop? Leisure time has its limit, but for some who play video games, that limit never comes. Now, the World Health Organization is recognizing the problem, according to anonymous sources (“Video Game Addiction …

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How Does TV in the Bedroom Impact Kids’ Performance?

Were you one of the kids who was allowed to have a television in your bedroom growing up? Do you allow your own children to watch television in their rooms before bed? A new study suggests that we might want to avoid doing so, and not only for the sake of sleep. Recently, Iowa State …

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