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The rehab clinics treating China's young people addicted to 'electronic heroin'

It’s probably fair to say many of us feel addicted to the internet – whether it’s using our phones for social media, endless internet shopping or even gaming.

China was the first country in the world to recognise internet addiction as a medical condition.

And there are now hundreds of clinics across the country trying to cure addicts of all ages - even young children.

For ITV's On Assignment, Debi Edward visited one of the military-style camps to see why China has such an unhealthy obsession with the web.

  • Watch Debi's full report in On Assignment, broadcast on Tuesday 20th November at 10.45pm on ITV