Its a condition that people can’t be without their cell phones. This condition is called “nomophobia” which means “No Mobile Phone Phobia”, this is a fear of being without your cell phone. It’s hard for people to admit their addiction. Christiana Ike express herself without her phone, “It’s kind of my security blanket”
Dr. Elizabeth Waterman, a Clinical Psychologist says, “some people actually report panic, just at the thought of not having their phone.” This addiction is most common in women from 18 to 24 years old. The symptoms of nomophobia are: frequently checking your phone, using it in inappropriate places and constantly making sure that the battery is charged.