Gaming as an addiction for young people?
Nov 15, 2019
Gaming often comes up in conversations as part of Dovetail's "Young People and Drug’s" training and last week the Conversation published an article titled, "How to know if your child is addicted to video games and what to do about it”. Although the article is targeted towards parents, it explores concerns some workers may have for the young people they are working with. The World Health Organisation’s International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD) has now classified gaming disorder as a disease in the new ICD, which will be adopted in 2022.