Smartphone addiction is a dependence syndrome seen among most Smartphone users.
Your behavior include preoccupation with mobile communication, excessive money or time spent on your mobile phone.
Your behavior includes use of your Smartphone in socially or physically inappropriate situations such as driving an automobile.
There are about 1.6 million crashes in the US every year involving cell phone use, of which 500,000 cause injuries and 6,000 cause fatalities.
Texting while driving is now the top cause of death among teenagers – texting and driving accounts for 11 teen deaths every day in the US.
70% check their phones in the morning within an hour of getting up
56% check their phones before going to bed
48% check their phones over the weekend
51% constantly check their phones during vacation
44% reported they would feel very anxious and irritable if they did not interact with their phones within a week
Smartphone users encounter stress, sleep disturbances and symptoms of depression, especially young adults.
It usually starts with social disorders, which can lead to depression and stress.
Ultimately it affects your lifestyle habits such as sleeping right and eating right.