Taking on Gaming Addiction

NYT: South Korea Expands Aid for Internet Addiction.

Thanks partly to government counseling programs, the estimated number of teenagers with symptoms of Internet addiction has steadily declined, to 938,000 in 2009, from more than a million in 2007, the Ministry of Public Administration and Safety said in April.  But the number of addicts in their 20s and 30s has been increasing, to 975,000 last year.