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Digital Addiction: Increased Loneliness, Anxiety, and Depression

Erik Peper, Richard Harvey
2018 NeuroRegulation  
Digital addiction is defined by the American Society for Addiction Medicine (ASAM) as well as the American Psychiatric Association (APA) as "... a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation,  ...  Other observations included observations of "iNeck" (poor) posture as well as how multitasking/semitasking was prevalent in the sample. Implications of continued digital addition are discussed.  ...  loneliness associated with smartphone addiction can have negative impacts on physical health.  ... 
doi:10.15540/nr.5.1.3 fatcat:7uqlkmlvgreq5okcvvb7s3zone

A Synoptic Survey of Social Network Mental Disorder Detection

Jakiya Mulla
2020 International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology  
An increasing number of social network mental disorder such as cyber relationship addiction, Information overload, net compulsion have been noted.  ...  Social media has many good and bad traits but extensive use of social media effect on health. Using Social media regularly has been proven to cause many serious health issues.  ...  Most research on social network mining focuses on discovering knowledge behind the data for improving user's life.  ... 
doi:10.22214/ijraset.2020.2109 fatcat:2abs6wpm45bilnm3iqpuckq77e

The Struggle for Human Attention: Between the Abuse of Social Media and Digital Wellbeing

Santiago Giraldo-Luque, Pedro Nicolás Aldana Afanador, Cristina Fernández-Rovira
2020 Healthcare  
In the second part, considering this general framework, the study uses categories of the three disciplines to explain the functioning of social media, with special emphasis on their interactive, attractive  ...  Guided by the control of users' attention, the consumption figures for digital environments, mainly social media, show that addictive use is associated with multiple psychological, social, and physical  ...  It is important to discover how this addictive design works.  ... 
doi:10.3390/healthcare8040497 pmid:33227972 fatcat:ti6pninutnh5jbipijgp2cykhq

No Mobile Phobia Phenomenon _ A Review

Suhad Behadili, Hadeel Jabar, Walaa Tahlok, Safa Abdulsahib
2021 Iraqi Journal for Electrical And Electronic Engineering  
Accordingly, humans ought to restrict their utilization of mobile phones instead of prohibiting it, due to the fact that they could not evade the power of technological progression.  ...  The No Mobile Phone Phobia or Nomophobia notion is referred to the psychological condition once humans have a fear of being disconnected from mobile phone connectivity.  ...  In spite of the procedure simplicity but it is an effective one, which aids in breaking the smartphone addiction. And, thirdly eliminating all social media apps on the smartphone.  ... 
doi:10.37917/jeee.17.1.6 fatcat:fk46vlh6rjdn3mfbefdt75kghy

Implications of Social Media Addiction on Academic Performance among Generation Z Student-athletes during COVID-19 Lockdown

Wan Ahmad Munsif Wan Pa, Muhammad Sofwan Mahmud, Mohd Syazwan Zainal
2021 International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research  
The researchers concluded that social media addiction had a significant impact on academic performance, accounting for 57.6 percent of the variance.  ...  media addiction on academic performance among students, social media use will continue to be a major point of contention.  ...  As a result of the difficulties, the researchers gained a better understanding of the negative impact of social media addiction on academic performance.  ... 
doi:10.26803/ijlter.20.8.12 fatcat:ya7uqhnlivhjpk52ttmf5gdt5u

Adverse Impacts of Social Networking Sites on Academic Result: Investigation, Cause Identification and Solution

Maruf Ahmed Tamal, Maharunnasha Antora, Karim Mohammed, Md. Abdul, Pabel Miah
2019 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
Social networking sites (SNS) have become more prevalent over the previous decade.  ...  Based on the findings of the investigation, an Android based application framework called SMT (Social Media Tracker) is designed and partially implemented to minimize the engagement between students and  ...  But why does nonacademic uses of social media have a negative impact on the student's academic outcome?  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2019.0101272 fatcat:rmvuic7ibje2fd2vaerrleyeuy

Level of Social Media Addiction of Y and Z Generation in North Cyprus

Nuran Öze, Sonuç Zorali
2022 Proceedings of the European Conference on Social Media  
This study will focus on the subject of social media addiction in North Cyprus.  ...  By the end of this research, results enabled to determine that the Y and Z generations were on a low-scale addictiveness to social media.  ...  The research also surveyed the purpose of using social media, and these were; keeping in contact with current friends, chatting, listening to music, searching for information and following news.  ... 
doi:10.34190/ecsm.9.1.165 fatcat:cp355dtnbjb57ovp37dcrlttnu

ADDICTION BY DESIGN: Some Dimensions and Challenges of Excessive Social Media Use

Alejandro Mujica, Charles Crowell, Michael Villano, Khutb Uddin
2022 Medical Research Archives  
This paper provides an overview of this multifaceted problem of social media addiction, including a brief review of addictions in general, social media addiction in particular, and a discussion of the  ...  There many dimensions of social media that can foster addiction, including the exploitation of evolutionarily old urges to communicate and socialize, as well as intentional design of the user interface  ...  In trying to mitigate the impact of social media addiction on society, the role that social media companies play in designing products that are intentionally addictive should be explored.  ... 
doi:10.18103/mra.v10i2.2677 fatcat:ozmaa2k2kbhjpkq4qvjivim4um

Fear of missing out (FOMO): overview, theoretical underpinnings, and literature review on relations with severity of negative affectivity and problematic technology use

Jon D. Elhai, Haibo Yang, Christian Montag
2020 Revista Brasileira de Psiquiatria  
This article discusses the fear of missing out (FOMO) on rewarding experiences, an important psychological construct in contemporary times.  ...  Then, we review recent empirical research on FOMO's relationship with levels of online social engagement, problematic technology and internet communication use, negative affectivity, and sociodemographic  ...  National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense.  ... 
doi:10.1590/1516-4446-2020-0870 pmid:32401865 fatcat:cqcwfb34t5fgbo3tcz4vydueku

NotiMind: Utilizing Responses to Smart Phone Notifications as Affective Sensors

Eiman Kanjo, Daria J. Kuss, Chee Siang Ang
2017 IEEE Access  
This paper examines closely the way everyday users interact with notifications and their impact on users' emotion.  ...  We also show how our findings open the door to a wide range of applications in relation to emotion awareness on social and mobile communication.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This research was supported by the British Academy and the Leverhulme Trust ( grant number SG for fund ing this research  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2017.2755661 fatcat:laqnxrewybcdpcsuq6cygpssyi

An Analytical Study of Smartphone Addiction among Engineering Students: A Gender Differences

Shilpa Bisen, Dr. Yogesh Deshpande
2016 International Journal of Indian Psychology  
The present study is exploring the impact of Smartphone User Applications (Apps) on the behavior of the engineering students.  ...  The test findings showing significant level of difference among the Smartphone addiction across the gender in accordance with usage of various Smartphone apps.  ...  Acknowledgments The author appreciates all those who participated in the study and helped to facilitate the research process.  ... 
doi:10.25215/0401.128 fatcat:5hgpzzbykbeephgnxpnighmh3e

Smartphones: An Appreciator or Depreciator in Youth Lives

2020 Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development  
The mobile phones in our hand is a boon to the human kingdom connecting the near and far in a tremendous way and impacting each ones life in a diversified manner.  ...  Usage of Smartphone often results in varied problems ranging from anxiety, stress, depressive symptoms and being aloof from the normal social stream.  ...  A study puts forth the state of addicted teens in social media and networking (10) .  ... 
doi:10.37506/ijphrd.v11i4.4401 fatcat:7dqtnyxfqjemvpmptpzpjzcgwq

Smartphone Addiction Reasons and Solutions from the Perspective of Sultan Qaboos University Undergraduates: A Qualitative Study

Hafidha AlBarashdi, Abdelmajid Bouazza, Naeema Jabur, Abdulqawi Al-Zubaidi
2016 International Journal of Psychology & Behavior Analysis  
The results also suggested three main solutions for the problem of Smartphone addiction related to the students themselves, the university and the families. IJPBA, an open access journal  ...  Because the researchers had the opportunity to teach courses at SQU, they were able to observe the strong relation with and heavy use of Smart phones among SQU undergraduates.  ...  One of the participants stated: "SQU can also reduce the negative effects of Smartphone addiction by increasing recreational programs and encouraging social networking among SQU undergraduates" (P 14)  ... 
doi:10.15344/2455-3867/2016/113 fatcat:pauczg3kojbmnhvbcz3bs4b3sa

Relationship among smartphone addiction, age, lack of sleep, fear of missing out and social networking sites use among high school students

Deniz Mertkan Gezgin
2018 Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences  
The aim of this study is to examine the relationship among Smartphone Addiction, Fear of Missing Out (FoMO), excessive use of SNS(Social Networking Sites) on Smartphones and sleep duration among high school  ...  The FoMO variable is the strongest predictor of smartphone addiction among these variables.  ...  Abeele and van Rooij (2016) argued that FoMO has a significant impact on the problematic use of social media, and that FoMO is important in explaining the problematic use of social media.  ... 
doi:10.18844/cjes.v13i2.2938 fatcat:6i3bbz5udbgdncpqloa757e6da

Considerations Regarding the Impact on Public Health Legalization of Soft Drugs in Romania

Cristina Luiza Erimia
2015 European Journal of Social Sciences Education and Research  
drug traffic and addiction treatment, which would lower considerably.In this study, we used the domestic legislation on drugs and legislative proposals for decriminalization of certain categories of drugs  ...  This article aims to analyze the effects of decriminalization of soft drugs in Romania on the health of population, especially the young population and vulnerable groups, but also the costs of combating  ...  not punish drug possession in small quantities and counts on a policy of annihilation of organized networks that could attract more and more followers.  ... 
doi:10.26417/ejser.v5i1.p70-73 fatcat:rskudbojxrgtvcnltn6l7m3pwe
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