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WHO says excessive gaming is officially a disorder

Gaming disorder is characterised by a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behaviour which may or may not be online.

28 May 2019 10:23 AM

Games industry asks WHO to hold fire on "gaming disorder"

WHO has spent years looking into the addictive nature of video games, put “gaming disorder.”

11 Jan 2019 11:05 AM

Compulsive shopping a disorder, say scientists

Compulsive shoppers are unable to resist strong inner urges to make repeated purchases and to spend excessively.

30 Jan 2018 1:49 PM

Sexual crimes in neighbourhood may harm women's mental health

Feelings about the frequency of rape or other forms of sexual assault in a neighbourhood are significantly tied to women's.

15 Jan 2018 6:40 PM

Clicking too many selfies may be a real disorder: study

The findings, published in the International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction confirmed that there are three levels of selfitis.

17 Dec 2017 2:33 PM


Man assaults woman 200 times in a year, claims he has sexsomnia

The man said that the condition made him have sex in his sleep and that he had no recollection of what happened.

24 Oct 2017 7:40 PM

Risk of rheumatoid arthritis more in certain jobs

According to study occupations within the manufacturing sector are associated with an increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis.

16 Aug 2017 7:54 AM

Snoring can increase chances of getting dementia

Experts say risk is increased in people who have a gene making them susceptible to Alzheimer’s.

09 Aug 2017 10:28 AM