Researchers warn of iPad addiction for kids
Updated: Tuesday, April 23 2013, 08:26 AM EDT
UNITED KINGDOM (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - If your child likes to play on your iPad, some experts are warning it may become an addiction that could lead to dangerous long term effects.
Researchers in the UK found that some toddlers use iPads for several hours a day.
One 4-year-old was so addicted she required behavioral therapy when her parents took it away.
Doctors say that withdrawal symptoms for young technology addicts can be similar to those shown by alcoholics or heroin addicts and that it can prevent young people from forming normal social relationships.