Medical science has yet to understand precisely detail addiction, and there is certainly no clear consensus on the phenomenon informally called Internet addiction.

But many  parents and experts say addiction to screens is quite real and becoming a major problem for many young people, “causing them to drop out of school, withdraw from their families and friends, and complain of deep anxieties in social settings,” writes Hayley Tsukayama.

In fact, 59 percent of parents believe their teenage children are addicted to mobile devices—while 50 percent of teenagers feel the same way!

Read more at The Washington Post

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