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Factors Affecting on Smartphone Addiction according to the Classification of Addiction-risk Groups among College Students: A Focus on Self-control
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  • Journal title : Korean Journal of Adult Nursing
  • Volume 27, Issue 6,  2015, pp.634-643
  • Publisher : Korean Society of Adult Nursing
  • DOI : 10.7475/kjan.2015.27.6.634
 Title & Authors
Factors Affecting on Smartphone Addiction according to the Classification of Addiction-risk Groups among College Students: A Focus on Self-control
Jang, In Sun; Park, Seungmi;
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 Abstract
Purpose: The purpose of the study was to investigate the factors affecting on smartphone addiction according to the classification of addiction-risk groups among college students, focusing on self-control. Methods: A sample of 242 college students at K University in Seoul was recruited to participate in the study. A structured questionnaire composed of items for the self-rated smartphone addiction scale and self-control scale was used to collect data. Results: The number of students in smartphone addiction-risk group was 66 (27.3%). This study had 17.5% of the explanatory power, including perceived smartphone necessity (, p=.007), and instant self-control (, p=.028) in addiction-risk group. Whereas, in non-risk group, the affecting factors included gender (, p=.004), self-awareness of addiction (, p<.001), and instant self-control (, p<.001) with 31.3% of the explanatory power. Conclusion: There is a need to develop an intervention program to prevent the addiction of smartphones and to improve self-control among college students.
 Keywords
Smartphone;Student;Addictive behavior;Self-control;
 Language
Korean
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