Computer games can induce compulsive behavior.1
The American Medical Association is currently studying whether to classify compulsive computer gaming as a disease, though a panel’s recommendation to do so has yet to be adopted by the entire organization.2
(The rest of this article is still under construction… Please check back next week.)
1.Think You Can Quit Video Games Anytime? Why Not Detox In Europe? San Francisco Chronicle, July 9, 2006.
2. Addiction to Video Games Should Be Disorder, AMA Says, San Francisco Chronicle, June 22, 2007.