Worried when not near your phone? Or never left your gadget until sometimes take it to bed? If the answer is yes, it could be that you got 'nomophobia'.
But dont worried! You are not alone. Nomophobia aka worries when not using the phone, many people suffered today. Reportedly, the phone users who have Nomophobia by the number keeps growing up. At least, the describe obtained from the study results of SecurEnvoy in the UK.
Using the online poll service OnePull, SecurEnvoy found about 66% of the1,000 people surveyed in Britain said they were afraid of losing or go any where without a cell phone. this number is rises significantly from four years earlier. Also conducted a similar survey four years ago SecurEnvoy found only 53% of mobile users who have nomophobia.
Nomophobia itself stands from words no mobile phobia. But here, Mobile device can be interpreted different. However, based on the survey, most of the concerns that arises is when the user is not near the phone.
The results of this study also shows, men are more afraid of living without a cell phone. While women tend to choose to not be connected. But unique, as much as 70% of women and men are afraid of losing the phone while the percentage is only 61%. This seems because the average man have two cell phones than women. Users aged 18 to 24 years are the ones who most nomophobic which is about77%, followed by ages 25 to 34 years as much as 68% and the age of 55 years and over.
Nomophobia not harm however is still being reasonable. But if the anxiety that hit already at a very severe, it can interfere with psychology. So is there a drug to treat nomophobia? Based on the siteallaboutcounseling.com, nomophobia can be treated in a therapeutic way to use the phone as needed Continuous.