Do you have nomophobia?
If you own a cell phone, a smartphone or a tablet, you have probably experienced nomophobia to some degree. It is the fear of being without a mobile device. The root of the word comes from “no mobile,” and it’s a real disorder, affecting everyone from teens to senior citizens. As connection speeds become faster, hardware becomes sleeker and software becomes more useful, reliance on and fascination with mobile devices seem to increase.
You probably don’t need to read the research to convince yourself that many people are addicted to their mobile devices, but we’ve compiled some study results anyway, just to make sure any shred of doubt is erased. Here are some statistics that examine the growth of mobile device use:87% American adults who own a cell phone (Source)