Apart of internet addiction, people of all age-groups have been seen addicted to the online-game PUBG.   |  Photo Credit: Times Now
New Delhi: The online battle game- PUBG has taken over the internet in just a few months since it’s launched. The game has gone viral and children and adults are becoming addicted to it. Doctors from several de-addiction centres have noted that players of all age-groups are devoting almost 10 hours a day for playing the game.
Mirror Now reported, the mangement of primary and secondary schools in Karnataka have relased an advisory, directing parents to restrict the playing hours of the game for their children.
Dr. Santosh K Chaturvedi, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore said, “It is very important for an individual to realise that they have got addicted to the game and seek professional help. If in case they cannot realise, their parents or well-wishers should see that the person has become an addict.”
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He further added, that we wonder why are these online games so addictve? These games are made in a such a way that the user is hooked to it. Users make the game a part of their lifestyle. It is the pleasure and challeges which keeps the person hooked onto this game.
Apart of internet addiction, people of all age-groups have been seen addicted to the online-game PUBG. The doctors at NIMHANS told Mirror Now, that the hospital is currently treating six-seven patients who are dealing with PUBG addiction.