Do You Have Smartphone Codependence? Take This Quiz To Find Out

You know that wave of panic you feel when you think you've lost your cellphone, patting your pockets frantically? Or what about leaving the house with a 10% charge? Depending on the level of anxiety you experience in these instances, you could have "nomophobia," or "no-mobile-phone-phobia," according to social psychologists at Iowa State University.

Caglar Yildirim and Ana-Paula Correia have developed a 20-item nomophobia questionnaire, which will be published in an August edition of the journal Computers in Human Behavior (login required for full version).

See where you fall on the nomophobia spectrum by answering the questions (truthfully!) below:

If your answers were predominantly "yes," check out the video below for some helpful tips:

(h/t BPS Research Digest)

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