Influence of Excessive Mobile Phone Use on Anxiety and Academic Performance among Medical College Students

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Akhtar Ali
Sehrish Mehmood
Lubna Farooq
Humaira Arif
Nadeem Akhtar Korai
Muhammad Aitmaud Uddolah Khan

Abstract

Objectives: The objectives of this study were focused on finding the influence of excessive mobile phone usage on academic performance of medical students and to find association between excessive mobile phone usage and anxiety in students of a medical University Karachi.

Methods: It was a questionnaire based study, three different standardized questionnaires were used to assess the sleep pattern and anxiety, however academic performance were evaluated by their last attempted exam.

Results: Excessive mobile phone usage was significantly (p-value = 0.001) associated with disturbed sleep pattern and sleep quality. But we did not had significant results for anxiety and academic performance.

Conclusion: Excessive mobile phone use may disturb sleep pattern and quality of sleep but it does not affect academic performance and does not lead to anxiety.

Keywords:
Excessive mobile use, anxiety, academic performance

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Ali, A., Mehmood, S., Farooq, L., Arif, H., Korai, N. A., & Khan, M. A. U. (2019). Influence of Excessive Mobile Phone Use on Anxiety and Academic Performance among Medical College Students. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International, 31(6), 1-7. https://doi.org/10.9734/jpri/2019/v31i630334
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