While technological advancements can certainly be credited with improving the quality of life, they also paved the way for serious psychological and physical issues that older generations didn’t have to deal with. Just a few decades ago, no one was making a connection between computer games and addiction.
However, today’s video games addiction statistics suggest that the consequences of gaming range from depression and blood clots to sleep disorders and obesity. But how prevalent is game addiction, and does it warrant special attention?
We look at relevant data to answer these questions and more to paint a clearer picture of this modern phenomenon.