Video game addiction is a real mental health condition. What are a term popularized in Japan as reclusive adolescents or adults who withdraw from social life.
It's estimated to be somewhere between 1% and 9% of all gamers, adults and kids alike. (It's more common in boys and men than girls and.
Although it is not yet recognized by the American Medical Association as a diagnosable disorder, video game addiction is a very real problem for many people.
Amid the current attention to the topic of gaming addiction, a treatment program founder discusses the lure of video gaming for many adults.
Adults can become addicted to video games too - what are the signs to look for?.