There are ongoing controversies regarding the upcoming ICD-11 concept of gaming disorder. Recently, Aarseth et al. have put this diagnostic entity into scrutiny. Although we, a group of Iranian researchers and clinicians, acknowledge some of Aarseth et al.’s concerns, believe that the inclusion of gaming disorder in the upcoming ICD-11 would facilitate necessary steps to raise public awareness, enhance development of proper diagnostic approaches and treatment interventions, and improve health and non-health policies.
Authors:Szabo Attila, Pinto Amit, Griffiths Mark D., Kovácsik Rita and Demetrovics Zsolt
in the latest (fifth) edition of the “ Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders ” (DSM-5) subsection of “Non-substance-relateddisorders” ( American Psychiatric Association, 2013 ).
Researchers working in the area of exercise
Authors:Dalma Tényi, Csilla Gyimesi, Norbert Kovács, Tamás Tényi and József Janszky
Classified” in DSM-IV) has recently been reclassified in the DSM-5 under the subsection of “Non-substance-relateddisorders” in the category of “Addictions and Related Disorders.” This reclassification can be attributed to the significant amount of growing
Authors:Pawel Sleczka, Barbara Braun, Daniela Piontek, Gerhard Bühringer and Ludwig Kraus
Gambling disorder is classified as a non-substance-relateddisorder within “Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders” in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5
Authors:Severin Haug, Raquel Paz Castro, Min Kwon, Andreas Filler, Tobias Kowatsch and Michael P. Schaub
currently the only non-substance-relateddisorder proposed for inclusion in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) as a substance-related and addictive disorder ( American Psychiatric Association, 2013
Authors:Eszter Kotyuk, Anna Magi, Andrea Eisinger, Orsolya Király, Andrea Vereczkei, Csaba Barta, Mark D. Griffiths, Anna Székely, Gyöngyi Kökönyei, Judit Farkas, Bernadette Kun, Rajendra D. Badgaiyan, Róbert Urbán, Kenneth Blum and Zsolt Demetrovics
in the approach of conceptualizing addictions emphasize that addictions are not always substance-related, and that the characteristics of the behaviors are much more general, therefore applicable to substance and non-substancerelateddisorders
-Fernandez, & Pontes, 2017; Shaffer & Korn, 2002 ). In the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5; American Psychiatric Association [APA], 2013 ), gambling disorder was reclassified as a non-substance-relateddisorder and