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Oklahoma parents so engulfed in Second Life they allegedly starved their real 3-year-old daughter: cops  - NY Daily News

There's a new disorder in the "not ready for primetime" section of the DSM-5 called "Internet Gaming Addiction". It's the only other behavioral addiction (other than gambling) that's listed in the DSM-5. There is evidence of links to other addictive behavior in those with HSS personalities and it makes sense that Internet gaming addiction might prove to have the same kinds of links!