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23 February 2012

Nomophobia: the fear of losing your cellphone

The irrational fear of not having your cellphone within sneezing distance is called nomophobia, and is a lot more common than most people think.

The irrational fear of not having your cellphone within sneezing distance is called nomophobia, and is a lot more common than most people think.

The study also found that women were more fearful of losing their cellphones than men were.

  • Panic attacks
  • Dizziness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Nausea
  • Sweating
  • Elevated heartbeat
  • Trembling
  • Chest pain

 
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