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Mental health expert says playing Pokemon Go increase stress levels

Pokemon Go searching for Pokemons

Pokemon Go searching for Pokemons near a house. Photo by Tumisu (Pixabay).


BANGKOK, 9 August 2016 (NNT) – The Department of Mental Health has recommended that Pokemon Go players not spend more than an hour a day on the game, as it may result in higher stress levels.

Deputy Director of the Mental Health Department Panpimol Wipulakorn also noted that accidents may occur if people pay too much attention to playing Pokemon Go. While the hit mobile game can be enjoyable, prolonged gaming can expose players to health risks and eye strain.

Full story: NNT

Reporter: Nuppol Suvansombut
Rewriter: Benjamin Rujopakarn