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Understanding Problematic Smartphone Use and Its Characteristics: A Perspective on Behavioral Addiction [chapter]

Chuang Wang, Matthew K. O. Lee, Chen Yang, Xiaodong Li
2016 Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation  
Given the specific characteristics of smartphones (e.g., high mobility, instant connection, and ubiquitous access), it is highlighted that smartphone addiction is a behavior that differentiates from traditional  ...  However, in the previous research, there is a lack of comprehensive understanding of the characteristics and the underlying mechanism of smartphone addiction.  ...  Similarly, it is proposed that understanding the characteristics of mobile addiction is useful and effective in capturing the usage behavior and motivation of smartphone use [16] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-30133-4_15 fatcat:4xa7guehyzdntmbl2sam2y3n3i

A narrative Overview About Psychosocial Characteristics as Risk Factors of a Problematic Social Networks Use

Elisa Wegmann, Matthias Brand
2019 Current Addiction Report  
by a strong motivation to log on or to use social networking sites and to devote so much time and effort [...] that it impairs other social activities, studies/job, interpersonal relationships and/or  ...  relevant risk factors for a problematic use of social networks.  ...  Stephanie Antons and Dr. Silke M. Müller for their valuable suggestions. Additionally, we thank Lena Kölmel and Melanie Zerr for the assistance regarding the literature search and proofreading.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40429-019-00286-8 fatcat:pgoqj7swbng3tgj56ltxrlj3x4

Self-Efficacy and Clinical Characteristics in Casual Gamers Compared to Excessive Gaming Users and Non-Gamers in Young Adults

Sun Ju Chung, Joon Hwan Jang, Ji Yoon Lee, Aruem Choi, Bo Mi Kim, Min Kyung Park, Myung Hun Jung, Jung-Seok Choi
2020 Journal of Clinical Medicine  
This study investigated differences in the self-efficacy and clinical characteristics which were found relevant to addictive behaviors in young adults according to time spent gaming.  ...  It is necessary to pay attention to enhancing psychological well-being through self-efficacy to prevent addiction in young adult gamers.  ...  on the Internet and using smartphones.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jcm9092720 pmid:32842707 fatcat:hdwl53auunburfopwwli5qmhaa

Problematic online experiences among Spanish college students: Associations with Internet use characteristics and clinical symptoms

Eva González, Begoña Orgaz
2014 Computers in Human Behavior  
Consistently with the cognitive-behavioral model (Davis, 2001) maladaptive cognitions seem to play a relevant role in the understanding of problematic Internet use.  ...  This study examined the prevalence of a broad range of problematic online experiences in this population, and their associations with diverse Internet use characteristics and clinical symptoms.  ...  ., and Melissa Wells, Ph.D. for encouraging this study.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.chb.2013.10.038 fatcat:323rjl7bzbbxdd7vunly6apjqu

A Study on Bandwagon Consumption Behavior Based on Fear of Missing Out and Product Characteristics

Inwon Kang, Ilhwan Ma
2020 Sustainability  
Based on these findings, this study might present implications for understanding excessive bandwagon consumption based on psychological traits and product characteristics, which makes it possible for marketers  ...  In order to explain bandwagon consumption behavior, previous studies focused on brand, personal traits, and group characteristics.  ...  Casale and Fioravanti [40] Phubbing The relation between FoMO and phubbing during problematic Instagram use. Balta et al. [46] smartphone addiction The role of FoMO on smartphone addiction.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12062441 fatcat:ik4754juyfgdhgh5mcjfmiwkfa

Understanding the Role of Motives in smartphone Addiction

Kem Z. K. Zhang, Chongyang Chen, Matthew K. O. Lee
2014 Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems  
Given that research on smartphone addiction is still limited in the information systems literature, this paper aims to propose a framework of motives from the functionalist perspective and investigate  ...  Smartphone has become highly prevalent in recent years. It demonstrates as a useful technology that brings productivity and convenience in our daily life.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The work described in this study was supported by grants from National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 71201149) and China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (Grant No. 2012M511426  ... 
dblp:conf/pacis/ZhangCL14 fatcat:ovz77z7z4zhydbyaqpphbd7h6y

Is Smartphone Usage Truly Smart? A Qualitative Investigation of IT Addictive Behaviors

Liette Lapointe, Camille Boudreau-Pinsonneault, Isaac Vaghefi
2013 2013 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
Defined as the dependency to a technology that results in its excessive and compulsive use, IT addiction is seen as increasingly prevalent in today's societies.  ...  Our results thus suggest that adopting traditional conceptualizations of addiction will not be sufficient to define, understand and manage IT addictive behaviors.  ...  These characteristics were used as a guide to identify addiction in different contexts, and have helped researchers to better understand addicts' behaviors.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2013.367 dblp:conf/hicss/LapointeBV13 fatcat:kpi2e5hsyrd4pifxqd4z75zj7u

Factors Associated with Smartphone Addiction Tendency in Korean Adolescents

Ji-Hye Kim
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Based on the findings of this study, it is considered necessary to approach smartphone addiction management considering personal factors as well as environmental factors.  ...  Smartphone addiction tendency was determined based on the Smartphone Addiction Proneness Scale for Youth (SAPS) criteria developed by Kim et al.  ...  In recent studies, smartphone addiction is regarded as behavioral addiction and one of the problematic behaviors of adolescents [5] [6] [7] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph182111668 pmid:34770182 pmcid:PMC8583015 fatcat:bj5lkwm6ejh6vaieat3nmdlyhm

Is smartphone addiction really an addiction?

Tayana Panova, Xavier Carbonell
2018 Journal of Behavioral Addictions  
and problematic smartphone use.  ...  A behavior may have a similar presentation as addiction in terms of excessive use, impulse control problems, and negative consequences, but that does not mean that it should be considered an addiction.  ...  We would like to shift the perspective on this issue away from an addiction framework and view smartphone use in a context that considers the compensatory functions of the device and how it interacts with  ... 
doi:10.1556/2006.7.2018.49 pmid:29895183 pmcid:PMC6174603 fatcat:o5glvk6ov5hzthi4iuu77wzxii

Effects of Online Social Support and Perceived Social Support on the Relationship Between Perceived Stress and Problematic Smartphone Usage Among Chinese Undergraduates

Chengjia Zhao, Huihui Xu, Xinyi Lai, Xue Yang, Xiaolian Tu, Nani Ding, Yijun Lv, Guohua Zhang
2021 Psychology Research and Behavior Management  
The results of this study can contribute to a better understanding of how perceived stress increases the risk of problematic smartphone usage.  ...  The Perceived Stress Scale, Mobile Phone Addiction Index Scale, Online Social Support Questionnaire, and Perceived Social Support Scale were used.  ...  Acknowledgments All authors have made substantial contributions to the research design, data collection, analysis, and interpretation; participated in drafting and critically revising articles; agreed  ... 
doi:10.2147/prbm.s302551 pmid:33976576 pmcid:PMC8106527 fatcat:k2w7ne562nb5xgft6jaikd2yny

A Conceptual Framework of Online-Offline Integrated Intervention Program for Adolescents' Healthy Smartphone Use

Young Yim Doh, Jimin Rhim, Seul Lee
2016 Addicta: The Turkish Journal on Addictions  
Smartphones have become an integral part of our lives, significantly affecting adolescents' media consumption behaviors, and social issues such as smartphone addiction or problematic usage have been raised  ...  Rather than treating those identified as addicts, preventive intervention strategies should be made available to broader populations to reduce overall problematic uses.  ...  Acknowledgements This study was supported by SBS Foundation and Seoul Digital Forum in 2015. The authors appreciate all participants.  ... 
doi:10.15805/addicta.2016.3.0105 fatcat:qtvij7q57nhnferopma4kux7ra

A network analysis of problematic smartphone use symptoms in a student sample

Shunsen Huang, Xiaoxiong Lai, Ye Xue, Cai Zhang, Yun Wang
2020 Journal of Behavioral Addictions  
These findings suggest that loss of control is a key feature of problematic smartphone use.  ...  This research investigated 26,950 grade 4 students (male = 13,271) and 11,687 grade 8 students (male = 5,739) using the smartphone addiction proneness scale (SAPS).  ...  From the perspective of semiology (Borsboom & Cramer, 2013) , distinguishing the core symptoms of PSU can promote an understanding of its characteristics, which is of significance for its prevention and  ... 
doi:10.1556/2006.2020.00098 pmid:33372911 pmcid:PMC8969737 fatcat:jwqsnlky7ngqvlwmcbpewvhbgu

Personal Factors, Internet Characteristics, and Environmental Factors Contributing to Adolescent Internet Addiction: A Public Health Perspective

Chung, Lee, Lee
2019 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Individual characteristics, family- and school-related variables, and environmental variables have equal importance in understanding Internet addiction.  ...  Effective prevention and intervention of Internet addiction require a framework that integrates individual- and environmental-level factors.  ...  Acknowledgments: Authors would like to thank doctoral students, Suyoung Lee, Soo Bi Lee, Jiseon Kim, for their efforts in administrative and technical support for the original project.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph16234635 pmid:31766527 pmcid:PMC6926822 fatcat:6qgxew4gg5g4zbd5rhpcbxvyhy


Asad Shahjehan, Syed Imad Shah, Javeria Andleeb Qureshi, Anees Wajid
2021 International Journal of Management Studies  
Furthermore, the article has been able to show that smartphone addiction and its problematic use has become an emerging problem with grave consequences.  ...  This article has elaborated on smartphone addiction criteria similar to that established for researches in substance abuse and addiction.  ...  In either case it is clear that the use of a smartphone can lead to problematic behavior patterns.  ... 
doi:10.32890/ijms2021.28.2.5 fatcat:2xfxd4aw5bhavmlkkd6mbjrgfm

Why We Cannot Resist Our Smartphones: Investigating Compulsive Use of Mobile SNS from a Stimulus-Response-Reinforcement Perspective

Chuang Wang, South ChinaUniversity of Technology,China, " Matthew K. O. Lee", "City University of Hong Kong , Hong Kong"
2020 Journal of the AIS  
and specific characteristics of smartphones have given rise to a fundamentally different usage context with new usage behavioral patterns.  ...  Compulsive smartphone use has attracted extensive social attention because of serious and even fatal outcomes associated with it.  ...  From this perspective, we should primarily advance the understanding of this problem by exploring the similarities and differences between compulsive smartphone use and other behavioral addictions (Billieux  ... 
doi:10.17705/1jais.00596 fatcat:djopu7x2ffgphcjhnblkqbuqqu
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