Cell Phone Addict
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1. Do you have your cell phone with you constantly, even at home you have it in your pocket or right next to you?
2. Do you fiddle with your cell phone whenever you have downtime (even when you're not on the phone or you only have a very few minutes to kill)?
3. Do you find someone to call as soon as you leave the office or land in a plane?
4. Do you always feel anxious about your cell phone, especially when you are unable to use it (meeting, plane, class, church)?
5. Are you uncomfortable and fidgety when you are not using your cell phone?
6. Do you feel the need to talk on the phone almost all the time?
7. Do you take cell phone breaks while at work?
8. Do you usually talk on your cell phone while driving or walking?
9. Do you experience high levels of anxiety, stress, or insecurity whenever you are without your cell phone?
10. Do you sleep with your cell phone under your pillow or on a night stand right next to the bed?
11. Have you ever been teased because you had your cell phone while working out or some other activity?
12. Do you sometimes believe your phone is ringing, but when you answer it or listen longer you find it wasn't ringing at all (known as 'phantom ringing')?
13. Has your personal cell phone use increased significantly?
14. Do you feel stress when the cell phone bill arrives, then shock once you actually see the amount?
15. Are you unable to resist special offers on the latest cell phone models?
16. Have you had problems at work or school because of your cell phone use?
17. Have you had problems with family or friends because of your cell phone use?

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