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An actual addict

So all this talk about video games possibly being addictive, yeah, it’s all nonsense. Well, so far it is. Whereas the American Medical Association was prepared to discuss classifying video game addiction as an actual, treatable disease, people left, right and center cried foul and the issue issue has now been sent to the “further-research-is-necessary” dustbin. There’s a chance that in five years the issue will be revisited and possibly published in a revised psychiatrists handbook.

But for the time being, keep playing WoW 24/7. You’re fine.

Addiction experts say video games not an addiction [Reuters]

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