Stigma-related arguments against gaming disorder: a call for research

Christina R. Galanis, Paul H. Delfabbro, Daniel L. King

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Abstract

Problem gaming as a diagnostic entity continues to be strongly debated, with the main points of contention likely to be familiar territory to those who conduct or follow addiction research. Such debates are long-standing and have greatly intensified in recent times following the proposal of ‘internet gaming disorder’ as a condition for further study in the DSM-5 and, more recently, with the World Health Organization's inclusion of ‘Gaming disorder’ (GD) in the ICD-11...
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages2
JournalAddiction
Early online date16 May 2021
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 16 May 2021

Keywords

  • Addiction
  • behavioural addiction
  • diagnosis
  • gaming disorder
  • ICD-11
  • stigma

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