Is Video-Game Addiction a Disease?
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 727 , Segment 5
Episode: NSA Surveillance, The Blue Blood Supermoon, Video Game Addiction
- Jan 17, 2018 4:11 am
- 10:50 mins
Guest: Douglas Gentile, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychology, Iowa State University The World Health Organization is considering adding obsessive video-game playing to its official list of disorders. Does that mean your teenager who loves video games is sick? Not all psychological development experts agree on this, but one psychologist has published several of the seminal studies that suggest gaming addiction is a disorder worth classifying.