People who are less emotionally stable are more likely to be addicted to their smartphones, according to a new study.
Researchers from the University of Derby and Nottingham Trent University conducted an online study with 640 smartphone users aged between 13 and 69 to look for the association between smartphone use and personality traits.
The study found that people who struggle with their mental health problems were more likely to “intensively” use their smartphones “as a form of therapy.”
It also found that as anxiety levels increase in an individual, he or she is more likely to use a smartphone. Read more