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Opinion of Female Degree College Students on Smart Phone Addiction


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1 Department of Psychology, Hindu Girls College, Sonipat, Haryana, India
2 Department of CSE, SRM University, Sonipat, Haryana, India
     

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Smart phones have become an integral part of modern human lives. The review of literature suggested that students are more vulnerable to Smart phone addiction. The present study observed the Smart phone usage behavior of young female students using Field Observation method. The Smart phone using behavior (Talking, Texting, Holding Phone in Hand & Listening music in college campus) were observed in four selected key areas of college. After observation, a Survey was conducted on 100 students using Questionnaire translated from Teesa Jones (2014) on opinion of students Smart Phone addiction which has 10 structured questionnaire related to Smart Phone usage behavior and their psychological consequences. Mention the name of the tool used. The results revealed that students were aware about addiction to Smart Phone and Psychological traits associated with phone usage were figured out. The study identifies the Smart phone using behavior and will be helpful in formulating the intervention programs for students for the negative psychological consequences they face due to Smart Phone usage. Implications of the study.

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Smart Phone, Addiction, Survey, Field Observation, Students.
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Authors

Bindu Kumari
Department of Psychology, Hindu Girls College, Sonipat, Haryana, India
Bhateri
Department of Psychology, Hindu Girls College, Sonipat, Haryana, India
Pritee Hooda
Department of CSE, SRM University, Sonipat, Haryana, India

Abstract


Smart phones have become an integral part of modern human lives. The review of literature suggested that students are more vulnerable to Smart phone addiction. The present study observed the Smart phone usage behavior of young female students using Field Observation method. The Smart phone using behavior (Talking, Texting, Holding Phone in Hand & Listening music in college campus) were observed in four selected key areas of college. After observation, a Survey was conducted on 100 students using Questionnaire translated from Teesa Jones (2014) on opinion of students Smart Phone addiction which has 10 structured questionnaire related to Smart Phone usage behavior and their psychological consequences. Mention the name of the tool used. The results revealed that students were aware about addiction to Smart Phone and Psychological traits associated with phone usage were figured out. The study identifies the Smart phone using behavior and will be helpful in formulating the intervention programs for students for the negative psychological consequences they face due to Smart Phone usage. Implications of the study.

Keywords


Smart Phone, Addiction, Survey, Field Observation, Students.