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?
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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.
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  • Nomophobia
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  • This Scientific Test Will Tell You How Addicted You Are To ...
    This Scientific Test Will Tell You How Addicted You ... A new study from Iowa State University has identified some of the central aspects of nomophobia ...
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