• 'He was terrified of people': when gaming becomes an addiction

    26 days ago - By The Guardian

    Huge popularity of online games sparks fears over young people's mental health Kendal Parmar's son went from being a sporty and sociable boy who loved school, to a child who would stay in his room and rarely go outside. The change in his personality was down to a gaming disorder that crept up on him at the age of 12, when he started secondary school. Three years later, Joseph is still struggling with the problem. Related: NHS-funded internet addiction clinic to launch in London Related: The truth about gaming disorder, from Fortnite to World of Warcraft
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