Thursday, March 21, 2019

What The WHO Gets Wrong About Video Games

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It is clear that video games bring people together and have a positive impact on our daily lives. That is why it is so alarming that the World Health Organization (WHO) has proposed the addition of “gaming disorder” to its global disease classification handbook. This proposal sets a harmful precedent by stigmatizing people who enjoy playing video games and downplaying the real consequences of other recognized mental health disorders.