Losing smartphone is almost as stressful as terror threat 

The prospect of losing a smartphone stresses people out almost as much as the fear of a terror attack, a new study has shown.

A report by The Physiological Society, asked 2,000 people to rate how stressful they found key events.

While obvious situations such as the death of a loved one, or becoming seriously ill scored highly, so did modern concerns such as identity theft, commuter delays and even going on holiday.

The threat of a terror attack came 13th on the list of stressful events, just one point above losing a smartphone, and well below planning a wedding, or moving house.

The findings also showed that women report higher stress levels than men, particularly surrounding the death of a loved one, illness, losing their smartphone and Brexit.

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