Giriş ve Amaç: Nomofobinin sosyal ve psikolojik boyutları üzerine gerçekleştirilen çok sayıda araştırma mevcuttur. Bu araştırmada nomofobinin daha çok sosyodemografik boyutu üzerinde odaklanılmıştır. Tıp Fakültesi öğrencilerinin nomofobi düzeylerinin çeşitli değişkenlerle ilişkisinin ortaya koyulması amaçlanmıştır.Gereç ve Yöntem: Araştırmanın katılımcılarını Hacettepe Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesinde öğrenimine devam eden 680 öğrenci oluşturmuştur. Veri toplama aracı olarak Nomofobi ve Yaşam Doyum Ölçeği kullanılmıştır.Bulgular ve Sonuç: Çalışmada hekim adaylarının nomofobi düzeylerinin orta düzeyde olduğu saptanmış olup, nomofobinin akademik başarı ile ilgisi olduğu belirlenmiştir. Araştırmada cinsiyet, sınıf düzeyi ve birlikte yaşanılan kişi değişkenleri açısından öğrencilerin nomofobi düzeyleri açısından anlamlı farklılıklar bulunmazken, yaş, akademik başarı, yaşanılan yer ve yanında şarj aleti bulundurma değişkenleri açısından öğrencilerin nomofobi düzeyleri açısından anlamlı farklılıklar bulunmuştur.
Aim: There are so many studies about psychological and sociological aspects of nomophobia. We also investigated sociodemographic aspects of nomophobia. The present study aimed to examine nomophobia among the medical students, and its relationship with different variables.Methods: Participants in the study were 680 medical students from the Faculty of Medicine of Hacettepe University. The Nomophobia Questionnaire and the Satisfaction with Life Scale were used as data collection instruments.Results and Conclusion: It was found that students had moderate nomophobia and nomophobia was related to academic achievement. Our findings indicated that the prevalence of nomophobia does not vary by gender, class standing and living arrangements, whereas showed that students’ nomophobia levels differed significantly with age, academic achievement, type of housing and carrying a phone charger. According to our findings, lots of suggestions were presented to practitioners and future studies.
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