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Children as young as 13 are checking in to a US treatment centre to try to break their addiction to mobile devices.
Experts have warned that exposing children to electronic screens leaves them at risk of permanent damage.
The reSTART Life Centre near Seattle is the only treatment unit of its kind in the western world and helps youngsters with addictions to digital technology, including video games.
Its founder Dr Hilarie Cash told Sky News: "When you start handing these devices to young children and they're distracted by the movement, the colour and sound coming from this device, that is mesmerising enough that it will override all those natural instincts that children actually have for movement and exploration and social interaction."