Nomophobia: Australians Fear Being Without A Phone

All right, if seeing your phone battery dwindling down to empty, gives you angst, you may need to see a doctor ABC 7 News anchor Jessica. Castro explains why you could have a case of nomophobia. Most of us know the feeling panic sets in when you realize you’ve left your phone at home. I can feel myself getting anxious. I don’t know how people used to do it. If you start to sweat, when your phones out of reach, you could have nomophobia defined in the merriam-webster dictionary as a fear of being without access to a working cell phone, you have cell phone addiction.



Australians are addicted to their mobile phones and their inability to disconnect could be endangering their health, a Monash University study shows. The Australia-first study, measuring nomophobia (no mobile phone phobia) and its consequences, shows 99.2 per cent of users have some fear of being without their phone. And […]

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