How to keep kids safe from Internet addiction

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Children today are practically born using gadgets, but studies have shown that this technology overload, could lead to a more serious issue. Internet addiction has become a worldwide phenomenon, so much so, that in China it has been classified as a clinical disorder.

As a result, many parents in China have signed their children into the more than 400 rehabilitation centers in the country. It is the subject of a new documentary "Web Junkie," and the filmmaker discussed what goes into these rehab centers, if they are effective, and whether we can soon see them in the U.S. A child psychiatrist also weighed in on how to moderate internet use with children and the warning signs of a possible addiction. 

For more information on this documentary visit the PBS website at



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