Addicted To Your Cellphone? Nomophobia On The Rise

The fear of being apart from your cellphone -- or nomophobia -- is on the rise, according to a study by SecurEnvoy.

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  • New Study Suggests Cell Phone Addiction Is Linked to Depression
    A recent study suggests addicted cellphone users could be depressed ... In 2008 British researchers first coined the term nomophobia to describe people who experienced anxiety when access to mobile technology, such as their cell phone, was not available.
    07/20/2015 - 6:29 am | View Link
  • Addicted to your smartphone? 20 question quiz helps to find out
    The condition of feeling anxious without your smartphone (cellphone, mobile ... you determine if your level of anxiety may actually mean you are addicted to your smartphone and have nomophobia. "People are becoming more and more dependent on and involved ...
    05/18/2015 - 9:59 am | View Link
  • Are you addicted to your smartphone? Answer these 20 questions to find out
    Psychologists from Iowa State University say they’ve developed a questionnaire to test just how addicted you really are. (© Can you remember the last time you were without your cellphone for more than an hour? If you’re ...
    05/15/2015 - 11:57 pm | View Link
  • O'BRIEN: How addicted are you to your smartphone? Take the quiz
    Hate to say it, but I have nomophobia ... How addicted to your phone are you? Here's a Baylor University quiz. Let's see how bad things are for you. All are yes or no answers: 1. The first thing I reach for after waking up in the morning is my cellphone.
    02/20/2015 - 1:15 am | View Link
  • Addicted to your phone? You could be suffering from Nomophobia!
    If at every question, you nod your head in the affirmative then you definitely are suffering from Nomophobia. First identified in 2008 ... a condition named cellphone vibration syndrome. These mobile phone users get anxiety if they run out of battery ...
    08/26/2014 - 6:42 pm | View Link
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  • Cell phone addiction has a name, and yes, there is formal ...
    While certainly not as debilitating as other chemical based addictions, nomophobia has its first recovery center in southern California. Nomophobia is the term ...
    07/29/2015 - 11:34 am | View Website
  • Nomophobia
    Mo comments on Nomophobia, the fear of being out of cell phone contact, for CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood.
    07/28/2015 - 4:50 pm | View Website
  • Cell Phone Addiction
    We can't help ourselves. We naturally want more of what makes us feel happy, at ease or socially accepted. Because addiction often is born from pleasure ...
    07/28/2015 - 7:17 am | View Website
  • Poll: Do You Suffer from Nomophobia?
    If the symptoms of nomophobia seem disturbingly familiar to you, check out for tips on dealing with the condition. How important is your cell phone?
    07/28/2015 - 4:40 am | View Website
  • End Nomophobia
    Wilson Electronics is committed to ending No-Mobile-Phone-Signal or Nomophobia by knocking down obstruction barriers brough on by Lifestyle (brick, home ...
    07/27/2015 - 11:43 am | View Website
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