This paper explores scholars’ concerns with the empirical basis for a Gaming Disorder proposal, such as in the new ICD-11. Additional concerns are expressed for possible repercussions of formalizing such a disorder prematurely.

Publication: Journal of Behaviorial Addictions
Authors: Aarseth, Espen; Bean, Anthony;Boonen, Huub;Colder Carras, Michelle ; Coulson, Mark; Das, Dimitri; Deleuze, Jory; Dunkels, Eliza; Ferguson, Christopher J; Haagsma, Maria C.; Helmersson, Bergmark, Karin; Hussain, Zaheer; Jansz, Jeroen; Kardefelt-Winther, Daniel; Kutner, Lawrence; Markey, Patrick; Nielsen, Rune, Kristian Lundedal; Prause, Nicole; Przybylski, Andrew; Quandt, Thorsten; Schimmenti, Adriano; Starcevic, Vladan; Stutman, Gabrielle; Van Looy, Jan; Van Rooij, Antonius J.

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