Volume 12 No 1 (2020): International Journal of Early Childhood Special Education

Nomophobia in University Students


Melsi Victoria Hernández-Torrejón, Lucila Pastor-Molina, Lizeth Sosa-Manchego

DOI: 10.9756/INT-JECSE/V12I1.201029

Keywords: nomophobia; smartphone; university students


Abstract

The objective of the article is to know the reasons and characteristics of nomophobia in university students. Scielo, Redalyc, ProQuest, Google Scholar, Mendeley and EBSCO are consulted. Articles by year and languages are filtered in a methodical, sequenced and ordered way. It is found that there is an increase in the use of the cell phone in young university students, access the internet through the cell phone, seek to be connected, is socially isolated, present psychological and behavioral features associated with nomophobia. It is concluded that the young university student uses the cell phone as a tool for communication, chat, and online games, presenting high statistics on its use.

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