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A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Information Booklet on Mobile Phone Addiction, Health Hazards of Mobile Phone Addiction and Prevention of Mobile Phone Addiction

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A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Information Booklet on Mobile Phone Addiction, Health Hazards of Mobile Phone Addiction and Prevention of Mobile Phone Addiction


Ms. Sunita Singh | Mrs. Lubna | Mr. Mata Deen



Ms. Sunita Singh | Mrs. Lubna | Mr. Mata Deen "A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Information Booklet on Mobile Phone Addiction, Health Hazards of Mobile Phone Addiction and Prevention of Mobile Phone Addiction" Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), ISSN: 2456-6470, Volume-6 | Issue-4, June 2022, pp.267-274, URL: https://www.ijtsrd.com/papers/ijtsrd50009.pdf

Background: Mobile phone addiction shows a distinct user profile that differentiates it from internet addiction. The problematic use of mobile phone has been associated with personality variables, such as extraversion, neuroticism, self-esteem, impulsivity, self-identity and self-image. Similarly sleep disturbance, anxiety, stress and to a lesser extent depression, which are also associated with problematic mobile phone use which can be triggered by improving basic knowledge about Mobile phone addiction, its health hazards and its prevention. Objectives: The study aimed to evaluate effectiveness of information booklet on mobile phone addiction, health hazards of mobile phone addiction and prevention of mobile phone addiction. Methods: Quantitative a research approach was used. The research design adopted was Pre-test & post-test control group design. The questionnaire was developed and used for data collection to assess the knowledge of B.Sc. Nursing 1st year students. The main study was conducted GSRM Memorial College of Nursing Lucknow. The sample of the study consisted of 40 B.Sc. Nursing 1st year students. Results The findings show that the majority 17 (40%) had adequate knowledge and 20 (50%) had moderately adequate knowledge and 4 (10%) had inadequate knowledge. There was a significant association between the post-test knowledge gain score and age, religion, type of family, socio economic condition, education of fathers, education of mothers, and source of knowledge. Conclusion: This study concludes that structured teaching program plays a vital role in increasing the knowledge level among B.Sc. Nursing 1st year students on mobile phone addiction, health hazards of mobile phone addiction and prevention of mobile phone addiction.

Health hazards, Mobile phone


IJTSRD50009
Volume-6 | Issue-4, June 2022
267-274
IJTSRD | www.ijtsrd.com | E-ISSN 2456-6470
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