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Hold the phone! There’s a reason you can’t go without your mobile – The New Daily

Even if you don’t know what nomophobia is, there’s a 99.2 per cent chance you’ve got it. An Australian study has measured the fear of being without a phone.

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Even if you don’t know what nomophobia is, there’s a 99.2 per cent chance you’ve got it.
An Australian-first study has measured the fear of being without a mobile phone, finding nearly everyone with a mobile has it.
For more than one in 10, the phobia is so severe it leads to dependent or even dangerous use.
Nomophobia short for no mobile phone phobia is more prevalent in younger people.
The 18-to-25 age bracket reported the highest levels, while men are more likely to fear separation from their…

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