In September 2018, a decision was made to ensure that people who are constantly playing are addicted to games. For this reason, the World Health Organization has included the game addiction in a formal classification. Game addiction will longer be considered as a disease.
The World Health Organization, which defends the idea that everything is addictive, has officially accepted the game addiction in his statements. Also reported that this game disease will be available all over the world since 2020 and will be in line with the gambling addiction.
Game addiction, The International Classification of Diseases will be under the ICD-11 revision. This disease is defined as digital games and video games, and is associated with increased priority for gaming.
It will be checked for at least 12 months to verify this diagnosis in people with game addiction. In other words, for the diagnosis of this disease, the symptoms of the individual in question will have to be evident for at least 12 months.
Game addiction is counted as a disease, which means that the studies on this issue will increase. In addition to the World Health Organization, other health institutions will also work for this disease.