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J Research Health 2018, 8(2): 189-195 Back to browse issues page
The relationship between phone dependency with psychological disorders and academic burnout in students
Reza Noruzi Kuhdasht , Zahra Ghayeninejad , Naser Nastiezaie
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Despite the widespread use of mobail phones in Iranian students, psychological and behavioral effects of addiction to it and its consequences have not been investigated yet. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between cell phone dependency with psychological disorders and academic burnout among nursing and midwifery students. In this study, 169 students were chosen through stratified random sampling method. Data collection tools included mobile phone addiction index, symptom check list-90- Revision and academic burnout inventory. Correlation coefficients of mobile phone dependency with psychological disorders was 0.487 and according results from regression analysis mobile phone dependency predicted 23.8% of the variance of psychological disorders. Correlation coefficients of mobile phone dependency with academic burnout was 0.677 and results from regression analysis mobile phone dependency explained 47.6 of the variance academic burnout. Considering the positive and significant relationship between cell phone usage with psychological disorders and students' academic burnout, identifying the people at risk and holding mobile phone injury training workshops is recommended.

Keywords: Burnout, Dependency, Disorders, Mobile Phone, Psychological Students
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Health system
Received: 2017/05/14 | Accepted: 2017/12/10 | Published: 2018/02/28
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Noruzi Kuhdasht R, Ghayeninejad Z, Nastiezaie N. The relationship between phone dependency with psychological disorders and academic burnout in students. J Research Health. 2018; 8 (2) :189-195
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