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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  • Good Question: Are We Addicted To Our Cellphones?
    So, are we addicted to our cellphones ... Some experts say 5 to 6 percent of us have cellphone addictions. A term popularized in the media for this phenomenon is “nomophobia” — or the fear of being with no mobile phone. Dr. David Greenfield ...
    10/22/2015 - 5:15 pm | View Link
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  • Addicted to your smartphone? 20 question quiz helps to find out
    Hate it when your battery runs out? Welcome to the club. The condition of feeling anxious without your smartphone (cellphone, mobile) now has a name, it is being called nomophobia, derived from no-mobile-phone-phobia. It's real for many people - is it for you?
    05/18/2015 - 9:59 am | View Link
  • Are you addicted to your smartphone? Answer these 20 questions to find out
    Can you remember the last time you were without your cellphone for more than an hour ... chances are you’ve probably experienced nomophobia — the term used to describe the separation anxiety you feel when you’re away from your mobile phone.
    05/15/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • O'BRIEN: How addicted are you to your smartphone? Take the quiz
    Hate to say it, but I have nomophobia tendencies. My smartphone is an extension ... A Baylor University poll found 68 percent of respondents said they sleep with a cellphone next to their bed. People use their phones in many different places.
    02/20/2015 - 4:00 am | View Link
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    A recent study released by Baylor University, published in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions, examined 24 cellphone related activities ... The treatment program aims to cure what they call “nomophobia” which is identified as stress and anxiety ...
    09/18/2014 - 8:34 am | View Link
  • Are you addicted to your smartphone? SEE 5 ways to break free
    When you’re with friends and family, create social routines (or even games) that can minimize cellphone usage ... to practice presence alleviates the anxiety (sometimes called “nomophobia”) that many experience about forgotten or lost phones.
    06/11/2014 - 8:05 am | View Link
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