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Gaming addiction as a mental disorder: it’s premature to pathologise players

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Gaming addiction is expected to be classified as a mental disorder by the World Health Organisation (WHO) but – while concerns over the addictive properties of video games are reasonable – there is a lack of rigorous research to back it up Video games played on smartphones, tablets, computers and consoles have been a popular form of leisure for some time now. In Europe,
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