World Health Organization

March 12, 2020 - 11:43 am
The COVID-19 virus has been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization. The director said the organization is ‘deeply concerned by the alarming levels of spread and severity’ of the virus.
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May 28, 2019 - 6:44 pm
Is excessive playing of video games an “addiction?” Is being “burned-out” at work a disease? The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially designated excessive playing of video games an addiction, but is it? WHO now classifies addiction to video games a mental disorder defined by “a pattern of...
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June 19, 2018 - 9:23 am
(WWL.com) Video games can be a fun pass time, but now the World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games qualifies as a new mental health condition. It’s a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing its young players. LSU Health New Orleans Clinical Psychologist...
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