one must ask: Is escaping reality (especially for extended periods of time) ever healthy
10 Habits That Change Boys Into Men
Benjamin Hardy

as a gamer in my late 20’s, I actually find it as a form of self-care rather than a need for accomplishment. A time that I can shut my brain off for a second and just focus on play. I also would not say that I’m even close to addicted however, and I realize you’re most likely targeting the population that is depending on these games for a type of accomplishment or a replacement, if you will, for a contribution to society.