Gamers had previously been under the strict supervision of doctors, but now they will be treated.
On Saturday, may 25, the world health organization (who) has approved the 11th version of the International classification of diseases (ICD). The list of diseases has expanded gambling and fatigue.
Passed in a press-service of the who.
Thus, the new international classification of diseases shall come into force from 1 January 2022, respectively, since that time, gambling and fatigue will be officially recognized psychological disorders.
It is noted that that the person has been diagnosed with a gambling addiction, it needs throughout the year, to have social, educational and vocational problems, which are affected by gambling.
Furthermore, emotional burnout is also recognized as a psychological disorder.
In the tenth version of the classification, the fatigue was considered as “a factor affecting the health status of the population and treatment in health institutions”. The new classification of the CMEA is posted under “Problems related to employment or lack of employment” and is described as physical and mental exhaustion due to chronic stress associated with work.
In addition, the document States that there is a new mental disorder – dysmorphic disorder. It is a disease in which a person excessively worried about the defect of his own body.