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ID Number 2233
Study Type Social Sciences
Model Mobile phone use by a patient in Brazil and the development of "nomophobia"

Case report of a patient using a mobile phone since 1995 that developed "nomophobia" when separated from his mobile phone - feeling unsafe to the point of being sick. Following treatment with medication and cognitive-behavior psychotherapy, the patient inproved.

Findings Effects
Status Completed With Publication
Principal Investigator Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Funding Agency Private/Instit.
Country BRAZIL
  • King, AL et al. Cogn Behav Neurol, (2010) 23:52-54
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