Nomophobia and Quality of Sleep in Adolescents

Author: Aqsa Iftikhar

Supervisor: Shahnila Tariq

Degree: M.Sc

Year: 2012-2016

University: Institute of Applied Psychology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan


The present study investigated the relationship between nomophobia and quality of sleep in adolescents. It was hypothesized that there is likely to be a relationship between nomophobia and quality of sleep. Sample comprised of 150 adolescence (75 males and 75 females) with age range 13-19 years (M = 17.9, SD = 1.03). Data were collected from colleges and university from Lahore. Nomophobia Questionnaire (NMP-Q) of Yildirim (2012) and The Groningen Sleep Quality Score (GSQS) of Meijman, Griever & Vries (1988) were used. The result indicated negative correlation between gender and quality of sleep, positive correlation between nomophobia and quality of sleep, significant difference present in males and females in quality of sleep, no significant differences were found in scores of nomophobia and quality of sleep due to institution, family system, internet connection, no significant difference was observed on type of mobile phone with quality of sleep. The present study has implication of highlighting the importance of nomophobia and quality of sleep among adolescence.

Keywords: Nomophobia, Quality of Sleep, Adolescents.

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