• Question: Do you think addiction to games is a genuine medical addiction?

    Asked by anon s to Jennifer on 14 Mar 2019.
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      Jennifer Harris answered on 14 Mar 2019:

      I couldn’t answer that question as I’m not a neuroscientist or behaviour psychologist, but I would argue that the body can get into whichever routine you allow it to, so yes it can feel like an addiction. Some would also argue that it is indeed an addiction, same as gambling.