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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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Nomophobia, phantom vibration syndrome, screen insomnia, smartphone addiction, information overload, facebook fatigue, selfitis (the compulsive need to post selfies), social media distraction and the rest are all covered by the umbrella of "technostress.
While previous research has linked nomophobia to anxieties around an inability to communicate and a fear of missing out, the new research suggest that phone owners also form strong personal attachments to the devices themselves, due to the photos, messages and other data that they hold.
Research shows that Nomophobia is on the rise across the globe and more and more people fear of being without or losing their mobile device.
While FoMO and nomophobia are not necessarily treatable diagnostic entities, it is unclear what impact this type of chronic social media-driven dysphoria will have on adolescents in the long run.
Do you or a loved one suffer from nomophobia, the fear of being without a mobile device?
NOMOPHOBIA A sign of the times, nomophobia is the fear of being without mobile phone contact.
A recently introduced term, nomophobia has also attracted considerable amount of attention among the experts.
With reference to clinical perspective, findings of this study would help clinicians to design behavioral (for motor impulsiveness) and cognitive interventions (for attentional impulsiveness and non-planning) to treat cell phone addiction, nomophobia (fear of not being in touch with mobile phone) and other behavioral addictions.
If one forgets his mobile or the battery goes dead, he/she experiences an anxiety attack called nomophobia.
Nomophobia is sometimes called smartphone addiction.
Regardless of the way using mobile devices is managed, the batteries still need charging--but for those who resent the time involved or who suffer nomophobia (fear of being without a mobile device) help is at hand.
Flare Magazine has conducted a survey regarding the issue of nomophobia (fear of not having mobile phone) topic and found mostly people particularly youth and women have addiction to their smartphones and became anxious when it went missing.