Addictive Personality and Problematic Mobile Phone Use

  title={Addictive Personality and Problematic Mobile Phone Use},
  author={Motoharu Takao and Susumu Takahashi and Masayoshi Kitamura},
  journal={Cyberpsychology \& behavior : the impact of the Internet, multimedia and virtual reality on behavior and society},
  volume={12 5},
Mobile phone use is banned or regulated in some circumstances. Despite recognized safety concerns and legal regulations, some people do not refrain from using mobile phones. Such problematic mobile phone use can be considered to be an addiction-like behavior. To find the potential predictors, we examined the correlation between problematic mobile phone use and personality traits reported in addiction literature, which indicated that problematic mobile phone use was a function of gender, self… 

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