Mood Maze Episode 10 – Gaming Disorder + Substance Abuse

Addiction can be understood as substance addiction (drug or alcohol addiction) or behavioral addiction (video game addiction, gambling addiction, binge eating disorder, etc.).

In this video, a couple shares their experience with addiction and substance abuse. Owing to insomnia, the wife started abusing the use of sleeping pills. Further after, she started taking drugs when she had fallen into bad company, and eventually became an addict.

What had started off as a gaming addiction for the husband then developed into a gambling addiction. Addiction ends up ruining the couple’s lives, work and health.

In this video, Dr. Ronnie Pao (Specialist in Psychiatry) shares his expert advices on how to manage patients with gaming disorder and substance abuse.