- Words: 4350
- Length: 15 Pages
- Topic: Education - Computers
- Paper #: 2967830
The entire research constitutes three different studies, each of them dedicated to a distinct stage in problematic usage of mobile phones.
A multi-dimensional psychometric measure was developed for the behaviour, described as problematic use of mobile phones (PUMP). The four-factor 16-item solution included behavioural dimensions of problematic use as follows: (1) impulsive use, (2) mounting tension, (3) dependency, and (4) control loss. A fifth dimension (denial) was removed during