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World Health Organisation warns of 'gaming disorders'

By KentOnline reporter

Addiction to video games is to be classified as a disorder for the first time.

The World Health Organisation plans to add it to its International Classification of Diseases.

People with "gaming disorder" are described as those who behaviour becomes so intense that it "takes precedence over other life interests and daily activities".

KMTV asked shoppers in Chatham how much did you used to play and how addictive do they think video gaming can be.

For David Breaker, from Gillingham, gaming addiction used to be a reality, but he's since recovered and has become a life coach so he can help others to avoid making the same mistakes he did.

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