Determinants of Phubbing, Which is the Sum of Many Virtual Addictions: A Structural Equation Model

  title={Determinants of Phubbing, Which is the Sum of Many Virtual Addictions: A Structural Equation Model},
  author={Engin Karadag and Şule Bet{\"u}l Tosuntaş and Evren Erzen and Pinar Duru and Nalan Bostan and Berrak Mizrak Şahi̇n and İlkay Culha and Burcu Babadağ},
  booktitle={Journal of behavioral addictions},
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Phubbing can be described as an individual looking at his or her mobile phone during a conversation with other individuals, dealing with the mobile phone and escaping from interpersonal communication. In this research, determinants of phubbing behavior were investigated; in addition, the effects of gender, smart phone ownership and social media membership were tested as moderators. METHODS To examine the cause-effect relations among the variables of the theoretical model… CONTINUE READING
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