Ramalingam Peraman1, Subramani Parasuraman2
1College of Pharmacy, Gulf Medical University, Ajman, United Arab Emirates.
2College of Pharmacy, AIMST University, Bedong 08100, Malaysia.
Owing newer technologies in communication, electronic devices such as mobile phone, computer, tablet, and other high-tech devices, have turned out as a best friend for many of us regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, career, and economic status. On the other hand, these devices are playing a vital role in causing behavioral addiction to an individual. Scientifically, such (mobile) phone addiction is characterized as “mobile phone mania,” a state of socio-psychological illness, and it is clinically referred as “nomophobia” (No – Mobile – Phobia). There has been a considerable number of research studies reported on cell phone addiction, and its related health hazards. Those reports were extracted and presented in the following section. Read more…