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Smartphones have a similar effect to drugs. It may seem awkward and terrible, but that’s the plain truth. Giving your kid a smartphone is like giving them drugs. An addiction therapist in the UK made the claim after becoming aware of the growing smartphone addiction among teens. phones, technology, iphone,apple, health,addiction, science, news, science news, phones, technology, iphone,apple, health, addiction, science, news, science news, technology, health, science, 

Millions of people spend their day scrolling down their news feed, hoping to find something “catchy” on Instagram or Facebook. Well, this “routine” may be as addictive as drugs and alcohol. Do you know that “coming off” these devices may cause similar withdrawal symptoms?

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The situation is no longer funny or hilarious. It’s an addiction.

Professor Jennifer Ihm from the Kwangwoon University in Korea released a study based on smartphone addiction. Her study involves 2,000 12-year-olds. The professor explained that this addiction may affect children’s psychological and physical health. Smartphone addiction may also affect your child’s academic success at school.

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50% of teenagers use their phone regularly

Studies confirm that over 50% of all teenagers are addicted to their smartphones, and they are well aware of that. About 84% of these teenagers said that they wouldn’t be able to go a day without their smartphone. Wow.

This addiction may cause depression, anxiety, neck/wrist pain, sleep disorders and feelings of insecurity.

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Signs of smartphone addiction

How to tell if a person is addicted to their phone? They keep checking their phone for no apparent reason, and spending time away from their phone makes them anxious. Do you know that some people…phones, technology, iphone,apple, health,addiction, science, news, science news, phones, technology, iphone,apple, health, addiction, science, news, science news, technology, health, science, 

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