London Clinic Treating Young Internet Addicts

A clinic in London is the starting the first dedicated therapy programme in the country for children addicted to the internet and computer games.

The programme at Capio Nightingale Hospital in north London will treat children as young as 12.

It's aimed at getting them to do more face to face social activities and help them cope with online problems, in particular cyber-bullying.

A recent survey of secondary school children found that a quarter of them spend over 6 hours a day online.

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