Smartphone addiction quiz

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33 Questions - Developed by: Dr Stu Farrimond - Developed on: - 39.566 taken - User Rating: 3.1 of 5.0 - 10 Votes

This is a slightly modified version of the newly published Smartphone Addiction Scale (http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.13 71%2Fjournal.pone.0056936). See where you score. Read more at http://realdoctorstu.com/2013/12/13/take-the-smart phone-addiction-test-are-you-hooked-to-your-iphone /

  • 1
    Rate each answer according to how true you feel it is for you:
    You miss planned work due to smartphone use
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    I have a hard time concentrating while working due to smartphone use
  • 3
    I experience lightheadedness or blurred vision due to excessive smartphone use
  • 4
    I feel pain in the wrists or at the back of the neck while using a smartphone
  • 5
    I feel tired and lacking adequate sleep due to excessive smartphone use
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    I feel calm or cozy while using a smartphone
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    I feel pleasant or excited while using a smartphone
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    I feel confident while using a smartphone
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    I feel able to get rid of stress with a smartphone
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    There is nothing more fun to do than using my smartphone.
  • 11
    My life would be empty without my smartphone.
  • 12
    I feel most liberal while using a smartphone
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    Using a smartphone is the most fun thing to do.
  • 14
    I wouldn't be able to stand not having a smartphone
  • 15
    I feel impatient and fretful when I am not holding my smartphone
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    I have my smartphone in my mind even when I am not using it
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    I will never give up using my smartphone even when my daily life is already greatly affected by it
  • 18
    I get irritated when I am bothered while using my smartphone
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    I make sure that I bring my smartphone to the toilet even when I am in a hurry to get there
  • 20
    I feel great when I connect with more people via smartphone use
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    I feel that my relationships with my smartphone buddies are more intimate than my relationships with my real-life friends
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    Not being able to use my smartphone would be as painful as losing a friend.
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    I feel that my smartphone buddies understand me better than my real-life friends
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    I constantly check my smartphone so as not to miss conversations between other people on Twitter or Facebook
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    I check social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, etc) right after waking up
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    I prefer talking with my smartphone buddies to hanging out with my real-life friends or with the other members of my family
  • 27
    I would rather search the internet from my smartphone than ask other people for what I want to know
  • 28
    My fully charged battery does not last for one whole day.
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    I find myself using my smartphone longer than I intended
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    I feel the urge to use my smartphone again right after I stopped using it
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    I have repeatedly tried to shorten my smartphone use, but have failed each the time
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    I am slways thinking that I should shorten my smartphone use time
  • 33
    The people around me tell me that I use my smartphone too much

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