Getting married, starting a job or going to the dentist have long been recognised as sources of great stress.
But it seems they are now matched by a new, peculiarly 21st century affliction – the fear of being out of mobile phone contact.
Millions apparently suffer from “no mobile phobia” which has been given the name nomophobia.
They have become so dependent on their mobile that discovering it is out of charge or simply misplacing it sends stress levels soaring.
Experts say nomophobia could affect up to 53 per cent of mobile phone users
More than 13million Britons fear being out of mobile phone contact, according to research.
Crazy… I love technology but we are now trading for real conversations with real people face to face!
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