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6.5 percent of the Indian population suffers from some form of serious mental disorder

Nowadays people experience enormous stress due to strained financial conditions, workplace and tensed relationships, hence making India one of the most depressed countries in the world.
6.5 per cent of the Indian population suffers from some form of serious mental disorder.(Unsplash)
6.5 per cent of the Indian population suffers from some form of serious mental disorder.(Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 10, 2019 02:15 PM IST
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New Delhi (India) | By Asian News International

7 steps to take your child out from gaming addiction

In the wake of smartphone revolution, more and more people are taking up gaming, especially children of all age groups. In fact, they can be some of the most impressionable ones and easy targets for game developers
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Published on Apr 10, 2019 03:25 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Meenal Arora

How youngsters get addicted to gaming and lose control of lives

Gaming disorder is characterised by impaired control over gaming and an increasing priority given to gaming over other activities to the extent that it takes precedence over other interests and daily activities, says a World Health Organisation report.
India’s online gaming market stands at $360 million, and is expected to grow to $1 billion by 2021(Shutterstock)
India’s online gaming market stands at $360 million, and is expected to grow to $1 billion by 2021(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 27, 2018 04:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Sonali Verma

Gaming addiction has been declared as mental health disorder by WHO

The WHO’s latest reference bible of recognised and diagnosable diseases describes addiction to digital and video gaming as “a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behaviour” that becomes so extensive that it “takes precedence over other life interests”.
Are you addicted to gaming? Seek help before it’s late.(Shutterstock)
Are you addicted to gaming? Seek help before it’s late.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 19, 2018 01:00 PM IST
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