PVS

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AcronymDefinition
PVSPersistent Vegetative State
PVSPhysical Verification System (software)
PVSPatent- og Varemærkestyrelsen (Danish Patent and Trademark Office)
PVSPrototype Verification System
PVSPaesi in Via di Sviluppo (Emerging Countries)
PVSProject Vote Smart
PVSPhysical Volumes
PVSPersistency Values
PVSParallel Visualization Server
PVSPrimary Virtual Source
PVSProxied Volumes
PVSPhantom Vibration Syndrome (cell phone sensation)
PVSPolynesian Voyaging Society
PVSPassport and Visa Service (various locations)
PVSPersonal Video Station (SnapStream)
PVSPotato Virus S
PVSPine View School (Sarasota, Fl)
PVSPotomac Valley Swimming (Washington, DC area)
PVSPhysicians for a Violence-free Society
PVSPigmented Villonodular Synovitis
PVSPost-Viral Syndrome
PVSPrime Vendor Support
PVSPotential Visibility Set (computer graphics)
PVSPulmonary Valve Stenosis (cardiac disease)
PVSPrisoner Visitation and Support (Philadelphia, PA)
PVSPolyvinyl Siloxane
PVSPlant Variety Rights Office and Seeds Division (UK)
PVSPosture Validation Server (Cisco)
PVSPorted Vacuum Switch
PVSPojoaque Valley Schools
PVSPost-Vaccination Syndrome
PVSPotential Visible Set
PVSPortfolio Valuation Service (various locations)
PVSPecos Valley Southern Railway Company
PVSPower Visualization System
PVSPortal Venous System
PVSProof Verification System
PVSPost-Vasectomy (pain) Syndrome
PVSPole Vault Summit
PVSPassive Vision Sight (military night vision systems)
PVSPipelined Vector Supercomputer
PVSPittsburgh Vegetarian Society (Pittsburgh, PA, USA)
PVSPotential Video Stream
PVSPediatric Vaccine Stockpile
PVSPressure Vessels and Systems
PVSPeriscope View Simulator
PVSPropagation Validation System
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Employees started suffering from all kinds of psychological syndromes, from nomophobia (fear of being without a phone) to phantom vibration syndrome (where you think you feel your phone vibrating even though your phone isn't there) to screen insomnia to smartphone addiction.
Nomophobia, phantom vibration syndrome, screen insomnia, smartphone addiction, information overload, facebook fatigue, selfitis (the compulsive need to post selfies), social media distraction and the rest are all covered by the umbrella of "technostress."
Social media has not only affected the way our brains work, it's also interfered with our nervous systems. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0747563212000799) Phantom vibration syndrome  is a relatively new but completely legitimate psychological process where individuals constantly believe their phones are vibrating.
"There's also 'Phantom Vibration Syndrome' where you have a phone in your pocket and you think you've got a text message and you go to check and there's no-one there."
Melbourne, February 7 ( ANI ): If you constantly check your mobile phone thinking it has vibrated- only to find no one has called, then you are suffering from "Phantom vibration syndrome."
* 70% of those who report heavily using mobile devices experience "phantom vibration syndrome" (when your pocket buzzes but there's no phone in your pocket).