A cell phone is regarding as one of the greatest inventions of the 20th century. It is impossible to imagine a life without the cell phone. It gives us a lot of benefits in some areas of life. Cell phones make it easy to communicate with others and also provide us a lot of functions to use like music, chatting and playing games. Today majority of peoples are addicted to using cell phones. It is impossible for them to stay away from their cell phones. They don’t consider the negative aspects of cell phone brought to them. Using cell phone too much not only affects our health badly but also causes some personal problems as well.

Arslan Saleem11Arslan Saleem has done BS Psychology. He is working as a Psychologist. He has deep interest in Yoga, Breathing Sciences and Meditation and He helped numerous people for recovery from Mental and Physical illness through Yoga and Breathing Exercises.

Editor: Maryam Shah

Nomophobia is a term which describing a rising fear of being without a cell phone, or away from cell phone contact. A recent report discloses that millions of peoples apparently suffer from “no mobile phobia” which has named as “nomophobia”. A new British survey has disclosed that 13 million Britons fear being out of cell phone contact and researchers estimate that nomophobia could affect up to 53 percent of mobile users.


According to Douglas Stewart, cell phone addiction becomes more far-reaching and greater amount of students are using cell phone. One study showed that majority of Japanese children doesn’t make friends with the peers who didn’t have cell phones. Another study show those three quarters of Hungarian has own cell phones. A study conducted in Italy showed that one quarter of youths have multiple cell phones and study conducted in Great Britain showed that 36% of college students admitted that they couldn’t live without their cell phone. An unpredicted result from the British study was stated that 7% of the students admitted that they had lost their relations and job due to the excessive use of cell phone.