The World Health Organization recognizes gambling as a mental illness

flower21 (@flower21) 3 years, 11 months ago

Excessive passion for video games is recognized as a mental disorder. At least, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which unveiled the new International Classification of Diseases and for the first time included gambling addiction. The new classification of diseases will be approved by the World Health Assembly in May 2019, and will enter into force no earlier than January 1, 2022.

July 10, 2018 at 1:09 am
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