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Effects of Excessive Use of Mobile Phone and Psychological Hazards among Staff Nurses

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 12)

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Page : 1158-1160

Keywords : Effects; Excessive; Use; Mobile phone; Psychological hazards;

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Background: In the modern era of the 21st century, mobile phones have been part of our life and it has revolutionized our lifestyle. We all communicate with one another; retrieve information for education, and also using for entertainment purpose. Mobile phone with its own demerits such as it causes various health hazards ranging from insomnia, numbness of fingers, and irritability to headache, anxiety, and dreadful addiction.1 Material & Methods: Quantitative Research Approach use for this study. Quasi experimental design (Nonequivalent control group design) was use in this study. Study conducted at Imperial Hospital, Jaipur on 40 staff nurses. For the collection of data Convenient Sampling Techniques were used. Result: Severity of mobile phone uses in control group in excessive user in pre test was 20% (100%) and in post test of control group is 14%, 4% were moderate user, 2% were mild users. in the case group data present to excessive user in pre test was 20 (100%) and in Post group of case group excessive users is 0%, Moderate users is 0% mild user is 16 (100%) and normal user was 04 (100%). Discussion: The study concluded an urgent to develop a policy regarding use of mobile phone during working hours. Urgent need to update the information regarding effective use of mobile phone during working hours and also decrease the psychological hazards after training programme among staff nurses.

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