Excessive Internet Use and Gaming Disorder

While there is still disagreement about whether one can become addicted to internet use or online gaming, it’s clear that many individuals are using the internet excessively, leading to functional impairment in their lives and to work difficulties.

In 2018, the World Health Organization defined “gaming disorder” as

It is likely that at least 4.5 million people in the U.S. suffer from this disorder, which likely impacts their work, productivity and grit.

@Cambias, what are your thoughts on this? Are there any potential solutions to the problem?