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Nomophobia: fear being without a phone – Echonetdaily

A Monash University study shows that Australians are addicted to their mobile phones and their inability to disconnect could be endangering their health.

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A Monash University study shows that Australians are addicted to their mobile phones and their inability to disconnect could be endangering their health.
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 for 13.2 per centre of the population, their level of nomophobia is severe leading to an increased risk of dependence and dangerous…

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