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Nomophobia
    2017-August-24  08:53    Shenzhen Daily

A: Why are you in such a hurry?

B: I left my phone at home this morning, and am heading back to pick it up during the lunch break.

A: Really? You must have nomophobia.

Note: The term refers to the fear of being without your mobile phone or without a cellular signal. An abbreviation for “no-mobile-phone phobia,” it was coined during a 2008 study by the U.K. Post Office who commissioned YouGov, a U.K.-based research organization evaluating anxieties suffered by mobile phone users. The study found that nearly 53 percent of mobile phone users in Britain tend to be anxious when they “lose their mobile phone, run out of battery or credit, or have no network coverage.”

 

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