Influence of Smartphone Addiction, Sleeping Condition, Scholastic Achievement on Mental Health in Nursing Students

간호대학생의 스마트폰 중독, 수면상태, 학업성취가 정신건강에 미치는 영향

  • 임영순 (경북전문대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 노기옥 (건양대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2020.04.01
  • Accepted : 2020.06.04
  • Published : 2020.06.30


The purpose of this study was to investigate the smartphone addition, which effects sleep, scholastic achievement and mental health in nursing students. The study subjects consisted of 185 nursing students in grade 2nd, 3rd who completed a informed consent. The date were collected from 13th of May to 3rd of June 2019. Data were analyzed descriptive statistics, Independent t-test, one-way ANOVA, Pearson correlation and stepwise multiple regression using by IBM SPSS/WIN 24.0. The score for Smart Phone addition was 36.99 out of 60. The more addicted a smartphone is, the more likely shows lower score of sleep (r=.19, p=.009), mental health (r=.34, p<.001) was found to be negative. The key variable for effecting nursing students' mental health was smartphone addiction, quality of sleep and time, level of grade. Among them, smartphone addiction (β=.27) was found to have the highest influence for all. Explanation that by influencing factors was 20.4%. Therefore, for the mental health of nursing students, various programs that can reduce smartphone addiction should be applied and sleep management should be done.


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