BOGOR, Indonesia

Indonesian children are suffering from mental disorders due to an addiction to mobile devices.

The number of such cases accounted for 25% of all pediatric patients at one hospital in the city of Bogor in West Java province.

This was revealed by Dr. Ira Savitri Tanjung, a specialist in psychology, as well as child and adolescent psychiatrists at Marzuki Mahdi Hospital in Bogor last week.

The hospital is currently treating more than 300 pediatric patients, meaning there are around 75 children suffering from mental disorders due to mobile device addiction.

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