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nomophobia

(No Mobile PHOBIA) The anxiety some people feel when they cannot get a signal from a cellphone tower, run out of battery or forget to take their phone. See phoneaholic, fondleslab and addiction.
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According to a new report sponsored by SecurEnvoy, a company that specialises in digital passwords, nomophobia is on the rise.
Jumana Noushad, Age -- 20, Nationality -- Indian, College studentI don't have nomophobia and I seriously can't imagine anyone being a nomophobe.
But my newest affliction, the name of which I only found this week, is Nomophobia - the fear of having No Mobile Phone.
The Nomophobic Mom Both nomophobia - the fear of being without mobile devices - and mobile anxiety syndrome are hot topics now, as mobile devices continue to become ubiquitous.
According to a new study more than half of Brits suffer from nomophobia - an abbreviation of no-mobile-phonephobia.
New research reveals nomophobia is the latest modern-day syndrome to send stress levels soaring as more than 13million Britons actually fear being out of mobile phone contact.
About 66 percent of those surveyed suffer from nomophobia (or "no mobile phone phobia") nd interestingly, more women worry about losing their phone than men.
So I guess that makes me one of the 13 million Brits suffering from nomophobia (a fear of having no mobile).