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Study shows we have nomophobia – a fear of being without our mobile phone – Tech Guide

Nearly every single one of us is addicted to our smartphones in some way and our ability to disconnect could actually be affecting our health and wellbeing, according…

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Nearly every single one of us is addicted to our smartphones in some way and our ability to disconnect could actually be affecting our health and wellbeing, according to a study by Monash University.
The Australia-first study has even coined a name for this condition nomophobia (no mobile phone phobia) and reveals 99.2 per cent of users have some level of fear of not having their mobile phone with them.
For 13.2 per cent of the population this fear is so severe it leads to dangerous and illegal…

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