AMA rules video gaming not (officially) addicting

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After careful deliberation, the AMA has decided videogame addiction is not an official mental disorder. This is unsurprising, since mainstream medicine has generally missed the boat about how computers are altering the human brain and social interactions, but if they had decided it was in fact a disorder, I’d despair of their ability to ‘treat’ it meaningfully, so this is the better of two foolish outcomes. [GT]

Too Much Video Gaming Not Addiction, Yet (via Boing Boing)

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