There's a name for the overwhelming fear of losing your mobile phone and with it contact with friends and family — nomophobia — and the findings of a recent survey suggests it's on the rise.
—Heather Yundt, "Nomophobia—the fear of losing one's phone—is on the rise," Ottawa Citizen, February 21, 2012
Nomophobia — the fear of being without your cellphone — is on the rise, according to a new report sponsored by SecurEnvoy, a company that specializes in digital passwords.
—Deborah Netburn, "Nomophobia — fear of being without your phone — is on the rise," Los Angeles Times, February 17, 2012
—"Lost without your mobile? Sounds like a case of nomo-phobia," Royal Mail Group, March 31, 2008