The EverCrack Epidemic : Is Game Addiction a Medical Condition?
TwichGuru has a great article this morning taking a look at game addiction, a condition that probably affects the life of many of you hardcore gamers / MMORPG fans out there. A very interesting read.
Video game addiction made headlines last week when a clinic in the Netherlands opened its doors to compulsive gamers who can't seem to pull themselves away from their PCs and consoles. The clinic is run by "addiction consultants" Smith & Jones, a Dutch firm founded in 2004 by Keith Bakker.
Is game addiction truly a medical condition? What do you guys think?