China is the first country to have labeled Internet addiction as a clinical disorder. We don’t really know what the holdup is for every other country with broadband access to follow suit.
Anyway, in China they are already recognizing Internet addiction as the body-destroying, time-consuming succubus it is. People have even died, News.com.au reports.
That’s why institutions like Beijing’s Daxong Camp exist. It’s a rehabilitation facility for teens who are addicted to the Internet. They’re forced to endure military physical training, medication, therapy sessions and controlled diet in order to get over their addiction. Read More