I hear desperate attempts to win humour awards at the last minute and a tragic dissociation with bit-part has-been actors are also symptoms Pete :)
But back to the point, some of the things that could potentialy be argued from the article:
– a certain part of society are far more likely (genetically) to play games, and from an early age.
– people who play games are far more likely to already have emotion related illnesses and not vice-versa as the media might like to make out.
– Gamers are more likely to partake in alcohol, drugs etc as it provides a similar high.