Mobile phone dependency and self-esteem among adolescents

Anshya Rai, Rajesh Kamath, Lakshmi Kamath, Brayal D’Souza

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Abstract

The aim of the study is to find out relationship between mobile dependency and self-esteem among adolescents. It was hypothesized that there is no significant relationship between mobile dependency and self-esteem among adolescents. The population that was selected for the study was adolescents from various institutions in Karkala and Mangalore region. A sample size consisted of 200 adolescents within the age range of 16 to 24 years; both male and female were taken for the study. The Mobile Dependency Scale and Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale were used. One way ANOVA and Quartile deviation were calculated. A result reveals that there is no significant difference between mobile dependency and self-esteem among adolescents.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)340-350
Number of pages11
JournalInternational Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology
Volume10
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01-02-2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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