Game Over for China’s Net Addicts – Reuters

From Reuters:

Combining sympathy with discipline, a military-style boot camp near Beijing is at the front-line of China’s battle against , a disorder afflicting millions of the nation’s youth.

The Internet Addiction Treatment Center (IATC) in Daxing county uses a blend of therapy and military drills to treat the children of China’s nouveau riche addicted to online games, Internet pornography, cybersex and chats…

The IATC has treated 1,500 patients in this way since opening in 2004, and boasts a 70 percent success rate at breaking addictions. [Full Text]

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