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Smartphones 'as addictive as cocaine'

3 May 2013 Last updated at 12:34 BST

How much time do you spend on your smartphone?

John Benson from Blackpool says he lost his relationship and his job because he was addicted to his and ''smashes phones up to stop" himself.

BBC Radio 5 live's Breakfast spoke to Mr Benson, who spent £10,000 on his addiction, and to his psychotherapist, Steve Pope, who says for some people smartphones are "as addictive as cocaine or any other drug".