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Phone Addiction.


In this season of lockdown
Courtesy of Covid-19
Many people are developing
Cell phone addiction

Yes it has not been
Listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
But research has compared it
To gambling addiction.
Which is included in the DSM-5.

At least 4 of the following
Signs and symptoms would suggest
Cell phone addiction.

You need to use the cell phone more and more often .
You persistent fail in your attempts to use cell phone less often.
You are often glued to your smartphone.
You turn to your cell phone when you are anxious or depressed.
You lose sense of time when using your cell phone.
Your relationship or job is put at risk due to excessive cell phone use.
You go for every new model and download loads of applications.

So do a self evaluation.
Are you addicted ?
Be consoled….we are plenty.

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