Associations between problematic mobile phone use and psychological parameters in young adults

@article{Augner2011AssociationsBP,
  title={Associations between problematic mobile phone use and psychological parameters in young adults},
  author={Christoph Augner and Gerhard Hacker},
  journal={International Journal of Public Health},
  year={2011},
  volume={57},
  pages={437-441}
}
This study aims to address possible associations between excessive or dysfunctional use of mobile phones and certain psychological variables. Our study focuses on Problematic Mobile Phone Use (PU) in 196 young adults. A survey was arranged to measure PU, daily mobile phone use in minutes, use of short message service (SMS) and also included psychological and health variables (e.g., chronic stress, depression). Statistic analysis indicates that chronic stress, low emotional stability, female… CONTINUE READING