Panic without your phone? It could be nomophobia

A new study in Great Britain has revealed that people may be becoming overly attached to their phones.The survey found that some 66 percent of

WOODBURY - A new study in Great Britain has revealed that people may be becoming overly attached to their phones.The survey found that some 66 percent of respondents fear losing or being without their cell phone. That's up from 53 percent in 2008. Nomophobia, or the fear of being phone-less, can bring on panic attacks and anxiety when a phone is misplaced, when a battery is drained or even when service is bad, experts say.The survey shows that nomophobia may be more common in women, especially those in the 18-24 age group.

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