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Relationship of Mobile Phone Addiction and Self-Control of College Students

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DOI: 10.23977/ESS2020025


Wenjing Yi, Yunji Cai, Zhen Zhang, Shilian Sun

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Wenjing Yi


Objective: to know the fundamental state of college students using mobile surfing, and explore the relationship between mobile phone addiction and self-control, and provide the scientific proof of preventing and early intervention of mobile surfing addiction. Methods: a total of 439 college students were surveyed with the Mobile Phone Addiction Tendency Scale and Self-control Scale. Results: totally 128 college students (29.1%) were detected with mobile phone addiction. The differences of mobile phone addiction between different gender, grade, birthplace was of statistical significance (x2=4.806, x2=5.243, x2=10.3, P<0.05). There was a significantly positive correlation between mobile phone addiction and self-control (r=0.392, P <0.05). Multiple linear regression indicate that the self-control has an predict effect on Mobile phone addiction, the factor interpretation of resist temptation and Impulse control were 16%, 17%. Conclusion: there is an important relationship between mobile phone addiction and self-control, 4 factors of the self-control could directly influence mobile phone addiction.


Behavior, mobile phone addiction, self-control, mobile phone, local college student

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