Exploring the dimensions of nomophobia: Development and validation of a self-reported questionnaire

  title={Exploring the dimensions of nomophobia: Development and validation of a self-reported questionnaire},
  author={Caglar Yildirim and Ana Correia},
  journal={Comput. Hum. Behav.},
Nomophobia was investigated as a theoretical construct among young adults.Dimensions of nomophobia were identified and described.The Nomophobia Questionnaire (NMP-Q) was devised and validated.The NMP-Q can be used as a measure of nomophobia.Nomophobia can be considered a situational phobia and included in DSM-5. Nomophobia is considered a modern age phobia introduced to our lives as a byproduct of the interaction between people and mobile information and communication technologies, especially… Expand
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