Impact of Smart Devices among Adolescents Life Style in Al Najaf Al Ashraf City

  • Mohammed Baqer Hassan
  • Noora Farhan Hassan
  • Sura Ibrahim Luaibi
  • Thikra Abdulkadhim Abdulhussein
Keywords: Adolescents, Smart Devices, Life Style

Abstract

To identify the adolescents life style, to assess adolescents life style with smart devices and socio demographic characteristics.

A descriptive study designed to found relationship between smart devices and adolescents life style in Al-Najaf Al-Ashraf from 5 September   to 10 November 2019.

The findings of present study indicate that more than 64% of the study sample between age group (12- 15) years old, (72.2%) are males, (76.3%)  from them are graduated from primary school, regarding to overall assessment of psychological and physical domain with smart devices are acceptable. Finally, there is a significant relationship between social lifestyle with smart devices in items as numbered (4, 8, 13 and 14) with gender of participants.

The study confirms that there is a significant negative impact on psychological aspect. so that these devices affect the psychological state of the teenager negatively .The study indicate  that there was a very significant impact on the social aspect of adolescents so that these devices cause social isolation..

Preferably rationalize the acquisition and use of adolescent smart devices under the direct and continuous supervision of the guardian. Enhancing the role of the parents in educating the adolescent about the harm caused by smart device. Parents should allocate specific time to treat the teenager with smart devices, and be after Ending his or her educational and social requirements.Provide sports activities, social and scientific by the family of the teenager, through which invest his time and reduce his recourse to these devices to fill his spare time.

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Published
2019-11-30
How to Cite
Mohammed Baqer Hassan, Noora Farhan Hassan, Sura Ibrahim Luaibi, & Thikra Abdulkadhim Abdulhussein. (2019). Impact of Smart Devices among Adolescents Life Style in Al Najaf Al Ashraf City. International Journal for Research in Applied Sciences and Biotechnology, 6(6), 28-35. Retrieved from https://www.ijrasb.com/ojs/index.php/ojs-ijrasb/article/view/14