Comparison of smartphone addiction and loneliness in high school and university students

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Abstract

Purpose:

This study was conducted to compare the relationship between the smartphone addiction and loneliness in high school and university students.

Design and Methods:

A correlation and descriptive study from a convenience sample of 1156 high school and university students. Questionnaire, Smartphone Addiction scale, and Short Loneliness scale were used to collect the data of the study.

Findings:

No relationship was found between the smartphone addiction and loneliness in high school and university students.

Practice Implacitions:

It is recommended to organize comprehensive training programs for the students and their families in the school health services.

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