What is Gaming Disorder/gaming addiction? Should I make my children quit gaming? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the classification of gaming disorder does not include a certain number of hours spent playing video games. Gaming disorder is defined as someone who gives the priority to gaming over other activities to the extent that gaming interferes with other areas of one's life, such as family relationships, school, work, and sleep. And these problems would need to at least continue for 12 months. How to prevent your child from having a gaming addiction problem? Based on WHO’s research, only 1 – 5% of gamers in the world have a gaming addiction problem. In fact, gaming could have a lot of benefits for children. Negative effects will appear when we overdo any kind of activities, and gaming is no exception. Playing video games in moderation and not allowing the situation worsen to the status of gaming disorder is very important. It is normal for parents to worry about their child spending too much time playing video games on different digital devices. With the advancement of technology, our phone, and our computer have become an irreplaceable part of our lives. If you have noticed your child has started developing the mentioned symptoms, you can try using the following tips to help your child shake off the gaming addiction problem.