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TEXTING ADDICTION [1 record]

Record 1 2014-01-30

English

Subject field(s)
  • Psychology (General)
  • Telecommunications
DEF

The state of a person who obsessively needs to send text messages constantly or check incoming ones.

OBS

Texting addiction can cause a range of problems, from isolation to lack of sleep.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Psychologie (Généralités)
  • Télécommunications
DEF

État d'une personne qui a un besoin obsessionnel de vérifier constamment ses messages textes ou d'en expédier.

OBS

textodépendance : terme et définition retenus par la Direction de la normalisation terminologique.

OBS

La textodépendance peut causer un ensemble de problèmes, tels que l'isolement et le manque de sommeil.

Key term(s)
  • texto dépendance

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