We all have a certain level of attachment to our cell phones, but for some people, being without their phones or losing internet access can heighten their anxiety beyond normal levels.

Nomophobia, short for “no mobile phone phobia,” is a term used to describe the anxiety a person experiences when they don’t have access to their mobile phone.

“Nomophobes are those who exhibit an addiction to their mobile phone,” research published in BMC Psychiatry in July states.

Symptoms of nomophobia mirror those of an addiction or other anxiety disorders and can include:

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