Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12530/41743
Title: Psychological Factors and Alcohol Use in Problematic Mobile Phone Use in the Spanish Population.
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Issue Date: 2017
Citation: Front Psychiatry.2017;(8):11
Abstract: This research aims to study the existing relationships among the factors of state anxiety, depression, impulsivity, and alcohol consumption regarding problematic mobile phone use, as assessed by the Mobile Phone Problem Use Scale. The study was conducted among 1,126 participants recruited among the general Spanish population, aged 16-65 years, by assessing the predictive value of these variables regarding this problematic use. Initially tobacco use was also considered being subsequently refused because of the low internal consistency of the scale used. In general terms, the results show that this problematic use is mainly related to state anxiety and impulsivity, through the dimensions of Positive and Negative Urgency. Considering its predictive value, multiple regression analysis reveals that state anxiety, positive and negative urgency, and alcohol consumption may predict problematic mobile phone use, ruling out the influence of depression.
PMID: 28217101
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12530/41743
Rights: openAccess
ISSN: 1664-0640
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