Addicted to your phone? Think again. The Oxford Internet Institute's Professor Andrew Przybylski argues "digital addiction" is a myth.
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Gaming disorder may be a newly recognised condition, but disordered gaming is anything but new. In 2010, a Korean couple was arrested for fatal child neglect spurred by an obsession with Prius Online. Five years earlier, another Korean man collapsed and died after a 50-hour session playing StarCraft in an internet cafe.
The NHS should provide social media and technology addiction counselling, a leading psychiatrist as said as he called for the growing problem to be classed as a public health issue.