The Role of Impulsivity in Actual and Problematic Use of the Mobile Phone

  title={The Role of Impulsivity in Actual and Problematic Use of the Mobile Phone},
  author={Jo{\"e}l Billieux and Martial Van der Linden and Lucien Rochat},
  journal={Applied Cognitive Psychology},
Several authors have investigated the risks arising from the growth in mobile phone use (e.g. debts incurred by young people). The aims of the present study are (1) to validate a new questionnaire assessing problematic mobile phone use: the Problematic Mobile Phone Use Questionnaire (PMPUQ), and (2) to investigate the relationships between the PMPUQ and the multi-faceted construct of impulsivity. With these aims, 339 subjects were screened using the PMPUQ and the UPPS Impulsive Behaviour Scale… 

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