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The Examination of The Effect of Phubbing Behaviors of School Psychological Counselors on Being Phubbed and Loneliness

Journal: Humanistic Perspective (Vol.2, No. 3)

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Page : 219-230

Keywords : phubbing; phubber; phubbee; being phubbed; loneliness; psychological counselor;

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In this study, it was aimed to reveal the significance of the effect of the phubbing behaviors of school psychological counselors on being phubbed and loneliness. The study group of the research consists of 115 psychological counselors working in kindergarten, primary school, middle school and high schools working in Muş province in the 2019-2020 academic year. In this research using relational survey model, the data were collected with "Demographic Information Form", "UCLA Loneliness Scale", Generic Scale of Phubbing (GSP) and Generic Scale of Being Phubbed (GSBP). The collected data were analyzed using IBM SPSS 22 program. The difference depending on marital status and gender in general phubbing scores and the general being phubbed scores of psychological counselors were examined using Independent Samples t Test, however there was no significant difference found. According to the Pearson Correlation Coefficient, it is found out that there is a positive correlation between phubber, loneliness, general phubber and being phubbed. As a result of two separated Simple Linear Regression tests, it was determined that the general phubbing behaviors of psychological counselors' significantly predicted their levels in loneliness and being phubbed. Results of the study were discussed by comparing the studies about phubbing in literature and various suggestions were made for researchers.

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