Here is what the experts have to say...
At this time, there is limited research on defining and terming the clinical criteria for Technology Use Disorder. Some doctors and researchers have narrowly defined technology use disorder including:
Led research projects on the roles of media and technology in children and families lives
Head of Research at Common Sense
Screen addiction is negative behaviors and outcomes that happen daily when we use too much technology.
Dr. Kathryn Lorenz
Addiction is a term used to describe the growing number of children engaging in different screen activities in a dependent, problematic manner that impacts their ability to function.
Dr. Aric Sigman
Screen use can become an addiction if it becomes uncontrollable and damages your health and relationships.
Counselor, Psychiatry & Psychology