The effect of nomophobic behavior of nurses working at surgical clinics on time management and psychological well-being


Bulbuloglu S., Ozdemir A., Kapikiran G., SARITAŞ S.

JOURNAL OF SUBSTANCE USE, cilt.25, ss.318-323, 2019 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 25 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1080/14659891.2019.1692926
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF SUBSTANCE USE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.318-323

Özet

Objective: This study examined the effects of nomophobic behaviors of surgical nurses on time management and psychological well-being.Background: Addicted use of smartphones in the working environment is a social disease defined as nomophobia.Methods: This is a descriptive and cross-sectional study. This study was conducted between December 2018 and March 2019 at a university hospital located in Turkey. 314 nurses who met the inclusion criteria formed the sample of the study.Results: A statistically significant relationship was found between the sub-dimensions of the Nomophobia Scale and psychological well-being (p < .05). The stepwise regression analysis, which was conducted to examine the effects of independent variables on the sub-dimensions of the scales, showed statistically significant correlations.Conclusions: Nomophobia prevents patients from communicating effectively with health professionals, leads to misunderstandings and reduces the amount of work per unit time and the quality of work.