What Do We Know About “Gaming Disorder”?

Video game playing is now one of the most popular hobbies across sex and age groups, but a small proportion of gamers develop negative symptoms affecting their mental and physical health and causing functional impairment. Inclusion of gaming disorder (GD) in the International Classification of Diseases, 11th revision, resulted from a fairly broad expert consensus. This article summarizes three studies that provide new insight into the growing problem of GD, including the condition’s genesis, its effective treatments, and the need for a greater focus on recovery.


Mental Health,  

Keyword Tags:

  • behavioral health
  • Video game controller