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Children with a gaming addiction will now be able to get free NHS treatment: Will Mediclaim follow?
Dr KK Aggarwal,  20 June 2018
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The World Health Organization (WHO) has listed gaming disorder as a disease in ICD 11, its latest International Classification of Diseases (ICD) released on Monday.

The ICD contains around 55 000 unique codes for injuries, diseases and causes of death. 

The ICD-11 has defined gaming disorder as a pattern of gaming behavior (“digital-gaming” or “video-gaming”) characterized by impaired control over gaming, increasing priority given to gaming over

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