For the first time, ICD is classifying gaming disorder as an addictive behaviour disorder.
It means, now we can measure how many people are really affected in current digital world!!!
What is ICD?
ICD i.e. International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems is the bedrock for health statistics. It maps and codes the various human health relevant conditions one can experience from birth to death.
One may think that ; I often play games on mobile, tablets and not to forget about my Mac...
Am I also suffering from it? Now I am really curios about knowing what exactly it means by gaming disorder???
Gaming disorder behaviour is characterized by three important diagnostic features:
Image source: who