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Mediating Effects of Anger Level on the Relationship between Smartphone Addiction and School Adjustment of Middle School Students

  • Yu, Pyeong-su;Hwang, Hey-yeon
    • Journal of the Korea Society of Computer and Information
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    • v.24 no.7
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    • pp.161-168
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    • 2019
  • The purpose of this study is to analyze the mediating effects of anger level on the effects of middle school students' school adjustment on smartphone addiction. In order to accomplish the purpose of this study, the following research problems were set up. First, what is the relationship between Chinese smartphone addiction, anger level, and school adjustment of Chinese middle school students? Second, what is the effect of smartphone addiction on middle school students' anger level and school adjustment? Third, what is the mediating effect of the level of anger in the process of affecting the school adjustment to smartphone addiction by Chinese middle school students? The subjects of this study were five city schools and seven municipal schools in J-do, among which 450 students were enrolled from April 23 to May 18, 2018. A total of 439 copies were used for the analysis, except for 11 unexplained questionnaires or unfairly responded to the collected questionnaires. The conclusions based on the results of this study are as follows. First, there are negative correlations between the sub-factors of smartphone addiction and the sub-factors of school adjustment. Among them, tolerance is only positively correlated with the peer relationship. The sub-factors of smartphone addiction have negatively correlated with anger expression, anger control, and anger suppression. Second, the effect of sub-factors of smartphone addiction on the level of anger was 3.6%, and the effect on school adjustment was 4.2%. Third, The anger level of the middle school students affected the school adjustment by the smartphone addiction has a partial mediating effect of 0.8%.

A Study of on the influence of techno-stress, flow and smartphone addiction on the Satisfaction of Smart-phones use (대학생들의 테크노스트레스, 플로우, 스마트폰 중독이 스마트폰 사용만족에 미치는 영향)

  • Park, Jongsoon;Lee, Jongman
    • Journal of Korea Society of Digital Industry and Information Management
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    • v.11 no.4
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    • pp.189-202
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    • 2015
  • This paper is focused on the investigation of the negative factors from smart-phone as internal affecting the use of smartphone and found their relationship. For the validation of this study model, 300 university students randomly selected in Seoul and Gyeongnam province. The measurement model was evaluated by using SPSS 18.0, and the evaluated result was summarized as follows. First, it was found that the techno-stress of smartphone user significantly associated with the fun and pleasure felt from using smatphone. It was assumed that a higher techno-stress negatively affects fun and pleasure from using smartphone. Second, the techno-stress of smartphone users was found to affect smartphone addiction. This means that more techno-stress users feel as they use smartphone, the more tendency to smartphone addiction. Third, flow was significantly associated with the smartphone addiction. Forth, Flow was significantly associated with satisfaction of the smartphones use. Fifth, it was indicated that when users had more flow and addiction from using smartphone, their satisfaction level was also higher.

Effectiveness of Smartphone Addiction Intervention for University Students: A Systematic Review and Meta Analysis (대학생 스마트폰 중독 중재프로그램의 효과: 체계적 문헌고찰 및 메타분석)

  • Kwon, Myung Soon;Han, Suk Jung;Yeun, Young Ran
    • Journal of the Korea Convergence Society
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    • v.11 no.5
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    • pp.399-412
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    • 2020
  • This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of smartphone addiction interventions among university students. Selection criteria included university students, smartphone addiction interventions, smartphone addiction, depression, anxiety, self-control and time of smartphone usage. A total of 915 articles were retrieved. From those, 15 studies from 13 articles fulfilled the inclusion criteria. A meta-analysis showed that smartphone addiction interventions undergone by university students had statistical significance in alleviating smartphone addiction (d=-1.57, 95% CI:-2.84, -0.30), depression (d=-3.73, 95% CI:-4.97, -2.48), and self-control (d=7.28, 95% CI:2.76, 11.79); but were not significantly effective in improving anxiety and reducing time of smartphone usage. The systematic review and meta-analysis suggested that smartphone addiction interventions boost the alleviation of smartphone addiction. However, it remains necessary to conduct well-designed randomized controlled trials, including the consideration of various cultural characteristics.

A Study on Development and Application of An Educational Program to Intervene with Elementary School Students' Smartphone Addiction (초등학생 스마트폰 중독 개입교육 프로그램의 개발 및 적용)

  • Hwang, Jae In;Shin, Jae-Han
    • The Journal of Korean Association of Computer Education
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    • v.16 no.4
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    • pp.23-31
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    • 2013
  • The purpose of this study is to examine if educational programs to intervene with smartphone addiction developed for elementary school students are effective in reducing their smartphone overuse that has been rapidly increasing nowadays. To attain the goal, the study analyzes internet addiction intervention programs previously developed with the cognitive behavior therapy of which effectiveness has been verified in psychotherapy for those showing addiction, and based on that, it develops and applies educational programs to intervene with smartphone addiction. The conclusions the paper has drawn are as follows: First, educational programs to intervene with smartphone addiction are effective in reducing the tendencies of smartphone addiction of those students using smartphones too much for their irrational thinking or habitual behavior. Second, educational programs to intervene with smartphone addiction will facilitate behavioral changes regarding negative factors of smartphone addiction such as maladaptation in everyday life or tolerance and also help the reconstruction of elementary school students' positive cognition on smartphone use.

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A Research on the Prevention of Smartphone Addiction (아동·청소년 스마트폰 중독 예방에 관한 연구)

  • Khoe, Kyungil
    • Journal of Convergence for Information Technology
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    • v.10 no.2
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    • pp.49-54
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    • 2020
  • In this study, we point out the problem of child and adolescent smartphone addiction, analyze the effects of these smartphone addictions on adolescents, and study how to prevent smartphone addiction. Most young people living in the current era of smartphone have adoption smartphones. Smartphone addiction among adolescents have caused a variety of problems including youth personality, sociality, interpersonal relationships, and depression. We do not only analyze the problem of addiction. We do analyze various problems such as academic stress, family discord, peer relationships, etc. Investigate is not only the situation at risk, but also, it considers its environment. In this research, we presented not only the problem of smartphone addiction in adolescents itself, but also the effects of some problems on adolescents and how to prevent smartphone addiction.

Study on Smartphone Addiction of the Disabled (장애인 스마트폰 중독 실태 연구)

  • Seo, Bo Kyung;Kim, In Hye;Nam, Gil Woo;Kwon, Mi Su
    • Journal of rehabilitation welfare engineering & assistive technology
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    • v.10 no.3
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    • pp.185-197
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    • 2016
  • This study purposed to analyse smartphone addiction characteristics of people with disabilities and suggested to establish related prevention policies for them. The analysis of 20-50 aged 494 disabled people resulted, that the smartphone addiction rate of the disabled people was 12.55%. Smartphone use-, mobile messenger-, SNS- and game time were nearly the same or higher than the potential and high risk group from the survey on internet overdependence 2015. In the question about the awareness of smartphone addiction they answered the smartphone addiction is severe in the society, and they are aware of smartphone addiction counseling center. But they will not get a service form the centers. That suggests, that the government should promote the policy of smartphone addiction for the disabled. It should provide institutional strategy and structural change for prevention of smartphone addiction for the disabled.

A Study on the Factors Influencing College Students' Smartphone Addiction

  • Kim, Kyung Ho
    • Journal of the Korea Society of Computer and Information
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    • v.25 no.4
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    • pp.173-181
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    • 2020
  • The objective of the present study was to identify the factors influencing the smartphone addiction among college students and to obtain basic information in terms of enhancing proper use of the smartphone. Based on the previous literature with constructs of depression, aggression, self-control and smartphone addiction, a research model was prepared. A total of 332 students were selected from 5 universities in G Metropolitan City and collected data were analyzed through hierarchical multiple regression. The major results of the study were as follows. First, self-control was the most powerful predictor of smartphone addiction. Second, anger caused smartphone addiction to increase whereas social experience caused smartphone addiction to decrease. Third, depression did not cause smartphone addiction to increase. Finally, implications for preventing and decreasing the smartphone addiction among college students were also provided.

Effects of Self-Control and School Adjustment on Smartphone Addiction among Elementary School Students

  • Lee, Jeongmin;Cho, Boram
    • International Journal of Contents
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    • v.11 no.3
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    • pp.1-6
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    • 2015
  • This study presents an examination of the effects of the sub-factors of both self-control and school adjustment on smartphone addiction among a sample of elementary school students. The study is comprised of 93 5th-grade students from x elementary school located in Seoul, Korea. A descriptive analysis, Pearson's correlation, and multiple regression analysis were performed, and the following two study results are presented: 1) Among the sub-factors of self-control, instant gratification positively predicts smartphone addiction. 2) Among the sub-factors of school adjustment, a student's adherence to school rules negatively predicts smartphone addiction. Based on these results, the implications for preventing smartphone addiction among elementary-school students are discussed.

University Students' Propensity toward Smartphone Addiction Affects Their Leisure Satisfaction (대학생의 스마트폰 중독성향이 여가만족도에 미치는 영향)

  • Ryu, Mihyun;Cho, Hyangsook
    • Korean Family Resource Management Association
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    • v.18 no.1
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    • pp.47-68
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    • 2014
  • This study investigated the relationship between smartphone addiction propensities and leisure satisfaction according to leisure time constraints among university students and attempted to promote an effective and desirable leisure culture. The main findings were as follows: First, leisure time constraints showed differences in terms of the withdrawal factors, overall smartphone addiction propensities, and leisure satisfaction; self-efficacy showed significant differences in terms of withdrawal and overall smartphone addiction propensities; and control showed a significant difference in leisure satisfaction. Second, in the case of university students, it was revealed that regardless of leisure constraints, as disturbance of daily living and tolerance are higher, leisure satisfaction is lower in those with smartphone addiction propensities.

The Effects of Self-Esteem, Ego Resilience, Impulsivity and Stress on Smartphone Addiction among College Students (대학생의 자아 존중감, 자아탄력성, 충동성, 스트레스가 스마트폰 중독에 미치는 영향)

  • Kim, Jong-Im
    • Journal of the Korea Academia-Industrial cooperation Society
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    • v.20 no.7
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    • pp.192-202
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    • 2019
  • This study was a descriptive study to investigate the factors influencing on self-esteem, ego resilience, impulsivity and life stress on smartphone addiction among college students. The subjects include college students in some areas. Data was collected in November and December, 2018. Total 231 college students were analyzed in the study. Collected data was analyzed in frequency, percentage, and t-test to examine differences in smartphone addiction according to general characteristics. Pearson's correlation was performed to examine correlations between smartphone addiction and main variables, and the factors influencing smartphone addiction were analyzed in multiple regression. The findings show that genera, satisfaction with college life, hours of using a smartphone, hours of using SNS, ego resilience, impulsivity, and life stress had significant effects on smartphone addiction. The study examined relations between general characters and smartphone addiction and found that the level of smartphone addiction was high in female college students, those who were not satisfied with college life, and used a smartphone and SNS for many hours. Ego resilience had negative correlations with smartphone addiction, and impulsivity and life stress had positive correlations with it. Multi-variate regression analysis results show that gender, ego resilience, and life stress were factors that had important influences on the smartphone addiction of college students, having explanatory power of 35.6%. In short, colleges and universities need to develop a school-level program to improve the college life of students and reduce their stress to the minimum and create an environment of encouraging them to grow power of controlling their lives so that they can prevent smartphone addiction.