Psychologists warn that smartphone users are in danger of becoming addicted to the device.

“The more ‘connected’ we are, the less we are connecting,” addiction specialist Michael Dow told CBS News. He said some people experience withdrawal symptoms like anxiety, insomnia and depression, which are typically associated with substance abuse.

“It can actually creates a lot of cortisone in the brain and in the body that stress hormone is actually cardio-toxic,” Dow explained. “So it’s actually very bad not only for your mental health and your relationships but it can also be bad for your biological health as well.”

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