Can cell phone use become an addiction?

New study suggests potential harm

Do you feel like you are always on the phone? Researchers who headed a recent study believe that you can become addicted to your cell phone.

Researchers found factors such as materialism and impulsiveness might play a big role in tipping cell phone use into an addiction.

 
The study is found in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions.  
 
The authors pointed out that celln phone use among U.S. college students now hovers over 90 percent, and studies show young adults check their phones an average of 60 times per day and send out an average of 3,200 text messages per month.
 
Researchers say they need to do more research.
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