Posts in Digital Addiction
I Keep Losing My Phone, and Honestly, I Couldn’t Be Happier

Thrive Global

By Katie Santamaria

The other day, my mom called my friend in a momentary panic, saying, “Where’s Katie? I want to talk to her, but she isn’t picking up her phone.” In that moment, I felt proud. I obviously wasn’t proud because my mom was struggling to reach me, or because I was ignoring her call — I was proud because I had no idea where my phone was.

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Is 'Gaming Disorder' An Illness? WHO Says Yes, Adding It To Its List Of Diseases


By Anya Kamenetz

They are popular. They are controversial. And now, video games have just become an internationally recognized addiction.

On May 25, the World Health Organization officially voted to adopt the latest edition of its International Classification of Diseases, or ICD, to include an entry on "gaming disorder" as a behavioral addiction.

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