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International Journal of Psychology Research

Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part A (2024)

Evaluation of smart phone addiction & its related factors among college students

Author(s):

Soumi Bhattacharya, Somedatta Mitra, Sujata Sharma and Dr. Nilanjana Mitra

Abstract:

Insomnia or deprivation of sleep is a condition where a person’s sleep quality is significantly hampered. Over the last few years, it has been noticed that the increasing use of smartphone, late-night browsing and gaming have made a deleterious effect on the health of students. This increasing use of smartphones not only have impacted the wellbeing of students but also have impacted the academic performance of students’ in various ways. Hence, this study aims to see the effects of insomnia and smartphone addiction on the academic performance of college students. In this regard, the following questionnaires have been used: Insomnia Severity Index, Smartphone Addiction Scale and Academic Performance Scale on a sample of 100 college students, age ranging between 18-22 years. The statistical analyses of the data have given an interesting insight about how insomnia and smartphone addiction is related to academic performance of the students.

Pages: 30-33  |  262 Views  126 Downloads


International Journal of Psychology Research
How to cite this article:
Soumi Bhattacharya, Somedatta Mitra, Sujata Sharma and Dr. Nilanjana Mitra. Evaluation of smart phone addiction & its related factors among college students. Int. J. Psychol. Res. 2024;6(1):30-33. DOI: 10.33545/26648903.2024.v6.i1a.48