Too Much Video Games

Children play video games at Baseco Compound in Tondo, Manila on Saturday (June 23, 2018). The World Health Organization classified video game addiction as a mental health condition. Gaming disorder is characterized by a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behavior , which may be online or offline, manifested by impaired control over gaming; increasing priority given to gaming to the extent that gaming takes precedence over other life interests and daily activities; and continuation or escalation of gaming despite the occurrence of negative consequences. DANNY PATA/NPN –