Smart Phone Addiction

ARE YOU
ADDICTED

TO YOUR SMARTPHONE ?

I’ll admit it : I check my smartphone compulsively And the more I use it, the more often the urge to look at it hits me

Signs and Symptoms of Cell Phone Addiction

Ask yourself the following 11 questions. If you answer is other than “never” to more than half, you are most likely addicted to your phone, and you should seek professional help. It is hard to imagine the world that is today that a person would not have some type of cellphone or smartphone to use on a regular basis.

What can be difficult for some to imagine is that someone might get readily hooked on using a smartphone, but it happens all of the time. Smartphones today can handle so many of the tasks that people used to need three or four different devices for that it is no wonder that a person can spend hours at a time using their phone for work, entertainment, information and leisure.

The real danger becomes when you find yourself using a smartphone to the detriment of others and the rest of your life because at that point you may be becoming a smartphone addict.

Here are 11 questions to ask yourself to see if you are a phone addict and rely too much on your smartphone.

If you or a loved one displays these signs and symptoms of cell phone addiction, help is readily available. Call the phone number above to speak with a treatment specialist about various recovery options.

Do you often think that your smartphone is ringing/ vibrating when it is not?

Always
Never

When your phone rings buzzes , do you feel an intense urge to check ?

Always
Never

Do you look at your phone after you get up in the morning or before going to bed ?

Always
Never

Do you sleep with your smartphone on or under your pillow or next to your bed ?

Always
Never

Do you text, e-mail / surfed the web while waiting at the traffic signal?

Always
Never

Do you constantly check your phone if you did not have a data signal or Wi-Fi?

Always
Never

Do you feel a great deal of anxiety if your phone not working/you accidentally left it ?

Always
Never

Do you find yourself Always passing time in searching on google/ E-commerce sites ?

Always
Never

Do you spend more time texting, tweeting/emailing then talking to real-time people?

Always
Never

When you eat meals, is your cell phone always part of the table place setting?

Always
Never

Do you feel lonely if your smartphone doesn’t ring for several hours?

Always
Never