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Mobile phone addiction in adolescents of 10-16 years: Experiences at a Delhi based tertiary care Ayurveda hospital

Gunjan Sharma, Kshyamamayee Priyadarsini Jati, Pramod Yadav, Arun Kumar Mahapatra, Rajagopala S., Galib Ruknuddin, Pradeep Kumar Prajapati.

Abstract
Background: Cell phones have become necessity in all age groups in current scenario. The rate of its use is continuously increasing and is affecting the most energetic group of population i.e. adolescents. India has the highest mobile phone users in the world after Korea. In India among 143 million social media users, 12% are school children. Data related to the use of cell phone in adolescents is still meager and need to be explored in India.
Aim: To see the pattern of mobile phone use among adolescents attending a Delhi based tertiary care Ayurveda hospital.
Materials and methods: A questionnaire was developed having four domains with 23 questions. An Observational study was conducted in Delhi including 300 adolescents aged between 10-16yrs, irrespective of their sex. Participantís demographic information with financial status of the family and academic performances was questioned with their parents. The data like duration of use per day, content of usage and habits were recorded from the participants through face-to-face interview
to fill up the questionnaire.
Results: Out of 300 participants, 48.66% were boys, 80.33% participants belong from mid adolescent (14-16yr) age group. About 33% showed behavioral addiction, 5% showed ringxiety, while headache (28%), vision problems (33%), disturbed sleep (6%) were also noticed in the surveyed adolescents. Mobile phones affected the academic performances of 52%.
Conclusion: Academic performance of 52% of the surveyed was affected, which should be a need of serious concern. Poor academic performances and excessive use of phones seems to have a vicious connection. have gradually developed as a vicious cycle.

Key words: Cell phone, Addiction, Adolescents.


 
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GS, Jati KP, Yadav P, Mahapatra AK, S. R, Ruknuddin G, Prajapati PK. Mobile phone addiction in adolescents of 10-16 years: Experiences at a Delhi based tertiary care Ayurveda hospital. AAM. 2021; 10(2): 89-97. doi:10.5455/AAM.33075


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GS, Jati KP, Yadav P, Mahapatra AK, S. R, Ruknuddin G, Prajapati PK. Mobile phone addiction in adolescents of 10-16 years: Experiences at a Delhi based tertiary care Ayurveda hospital. http://www.aamjournal.in/?mno=33075 [Access: August 09, 2021]. doi:10.5455/AAM.33075


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GS, Jati KP, Yadav P, Mahapatra AK, S. R, Ruknuddin G, Prajapati PK. Mobile phone addiction in adolescents of 10-16 years: Experiences at a Delhi based tertiary care Ayurveda hospital. AAM. 2021; 10(2): 89-97. doi:10.5455/AAM.33075



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GS, Jati KP, Yadav P, Mahapatra AK, S. R, Ruknuddin G, Prajapati PK. Mobile phone addiction in adolescents of 10-16 years: Experiences at a Delhi based tertiary care Ayurveda hospital. AAM. (2021), [cited August 09, 2021]; 10(2): 89-97. doi:10.5455/AAM.33075



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, G. S., Jati, . K. P., Yadav, . P., Mahapatra, . A. K., S., . R., Ruknuddin, . G. & Prajapati, . P. K. (2021) Mobile phone addiction in adolescents of 10-16 years: Experiences at a Delhi based tertiary care Ayurveda hospital. AAM, 10 (2), 89-97. doi:10.5455/AAM.33075



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, Gunjan Sharma, Kshyamamayee Priyadarsini Jati, Pramod Yadav, Arun Kumar Mahapatra, Rajagopala S., Galib Ruknuddin, and Pradeep Kumar Prajapati. 2021. Mobile phone addiction in adolescents of 10-16 years: Experiences at a Delhi based tertiary care Ayurveda hospital. Annals of Ayurvedic Medicine, 10 (2), 89-97. doi:10.5455/AAM.33075



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, Gunjan Sharma, Kshyamamayee Priyadarsini Jati, Pramod Yadav, Arun Kumar Mahapatra, Rajagopala S., Galib Ruknuddin, and Pradeep Kumar Prajapati. "Mobile phone addiction in adolescents of 10-16 years: Experiences at a Delhi based tertiary care Ayurveda hospital." Annals of Ayurvedic Medicine 10 (2021), 89-97. doi:10.5455/AAM.33075



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, Gunjan Sharma, Kshyamamayee Priyadarsini Jati, Pramod Yadav, Arun Kumar Mahapatra, Rajagopala S., Galib Ruknuddin, and Pradeep Kumar Prajapati. "Mobile phone addiction in adolescents of 10-16 years: Experiences at a Delhi based tertiary care Ayurveda hospital." Annals of Ayurvedic Medicine 10.2 (2021), 89-97. Print. doi:10.5455/AAM.33075



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, G. S., Jati, . K. P., Yadav, . P., Mahapatra, . A. K., S., . R., Ruknuddin, . G. & Prajapati, . P. K. (2021) Mobile phone addiction in adolescents of 10-16 years: Experiences at a Delhi based tertiary care Ayurveda hospital. Annals of Ayurvedic Medicine, 10 (2), 89-97. doi:10.5455/AAM.33075








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