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Running head: MOBILE PHONE AND ITS ADDICTION
MOBILE PHONE AND ITS ADDICTION
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Abstract
This paper has been written to present various ideas based on five different journals on the
topic of increasing addiction of mobile phones. All the five journals have confirmed that
excessive usage pattern has is capable of causing fatal mental and physical illness. The young
generation is suffering mostly with the dependence syndrome with such digital devices and
along with accessibility smart technological innovations, internet usage has also become an
addition among them.
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Hadlington, L. J. (2015). Cognitive failures in daily life: Exploring the link with Internet
addiction and problematic mobile phone use.Computers in Human Behavior,51, 75-
81.
This journal article is based on an online survey aims to explore the possible
consequences of addictive use of internet and mobile phones. This paper has also established
a link between excessive usage of internet and problematic pattern of using mobile phones,
which has been proven as the major reason behind disturbed mental health. All the 210
virtual respondents have been using internet and smart phones over a period of four years and
on average, weekly every individual spends almost 22 hours using mobile phones. People
tend to be extrovert and possess comparatively lower self-esteem if they are highly addictive
to mobile phones.
Higher level of anxiety and insomnia are some of the bad effects of problematic use
of smart phones and internet. To conclude, the culture of using digital media is increasing as
people has become dependable on devices for communication, socializing and entertainment.
Attention issues in daily life if cannot be mitigated entirely, a controlled lifestyle can
minimize such errors.
Billieux, J., Maurage, P., Lopez-Fernandez, O., Kuss, D. J., & Griffiths, M. D. (2015). Can
disordered mobile phone use be considered a behavioral addiction? An update on
current evidence and a comprehensive model for future research.Current Addiction
Reports,2(2), 156-162.
This article works on finding if the excessive use of mobile phones can be regarded as
behavioural addiction. The paper has highlighted how Asian and European countries have
initiated the use of digital aids for satisfying business needs. As a positive consequence, it has
noted contribution of technology in developing disease management and simultaneously it
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