Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Cell Phone Addiction

An Observational Study on Cell Phone Dependence Disorder and it’s Homoeopathic Management

Dr. Hemant Vyas; Dr. Sachin Gupta; Dr. Bharat Sharma; Dr. Gaurav Gupta; Dr. Rakesh Sharma; Dr. Anil Kumar Vangani

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 1178-1183

Need and Background of the Study: As this problem is increasing day by day there is
a need to find out a solution either in the form of psychotherapy or medicinal treatment. Here
we are trying to enlighten the scope of psychotherapy and Homeopathic management in
treating the cell phone dependence disorders.
The recent advancement related to speed and decreased cost of internet data has increased the
use of Cellphones throughout the world. Cellphones are being updated very frequently by
improving their design and functions, which is responsible for overdependence, overuse and
addiction to the screens. Homoeopathic system of medicine can reduce this tendency of
overuse and addiction to Smartphone.


Aarthi. K; Dr.Lavanya Prathap; Jothi Priya. A; Dr. Preetha. S

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 334-341

Introduction: The term used to describe a growing fear in today‟s world is Nomophobia, a portmanteau for “ no mobile phone phobia”,refers to the discomfort or anxiety caused to a person by the non- availability of a phone. Nomophobia arises from a feeling of not being able to make and receive phone calls, send or receive text messages, losing internet connectivity and access to social networking sites and being able to access information online .The aim of the review is to explore Nomophobia and its impact on health ocomplications.
Materials and methods: The articles were collected from PubMed Database and the selection criteria for screening the literature were population with Nomophobia age group between 17 - 25. The search keywords included were nomophobia, cell phone addiction, health implication, anxiety, no mobile phone phobia. The study was conducted in the year 2020. The study group consisted of a population with Nomophobia between the age group 17-25.
Result and Conclusion: This review is done to understand the clinical symptoms, complications and various preventive measures taken against nomophobia and from the obtained results after screening relevant articles based on selection criteria it can be concluded that the addiction towards cell phones and social media might lead to depression , loss of memory and anxiety.