Nomophobia is a phobia associated with loss of the use of a mobile phone (smartphone, cellphone) and being disconnected from the digital world.

Loss of use may take the form of:

(1) physical loss of the phone

(2) loss of connectivity

(3) inability to recharge

(4) any other prevention of use


Nomophobia may be associated with:

(1) depression

(2) anxiety

(3) disrupted sleep

(4) smartphone addiction

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