Requested by: Stuff/ Fairfax | Response provided: 08/11/2018
Category: Mental Health

I write in response to your Official Information Act request, dated 26 October 2018. You requested the following information:

• Data on how many people have sought help for video gaming addiction / gaming disorder (as defined by the World Health Organisation) during the last five years;obroken down by year,

o patients age,

o how many were accepted for treatment

o how many declined/ referred to other providers,

o and average wait time for treatment of those who were accepted.

•Information about best practice/ guidelines for treatment of video gaming addiction / gamingdisorder (as defined by the World Health Organisation)


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