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Smartphone Addiction – A New Disorder or Just a Hype

For last few years there has been a considerable interest in the field of Behavioral addiction. As a result of which Pathological gambling has been included in DSM-V as a disease entity. With the advent of smartphone and its huge popularity among youngsters, has raised the issue of Smartphone addiction. We searched the internet with the key words – smartphone addiction, adolescents, practical solution, digital literacy and behavioral addiction. From the selected studies we analyzed the-risk factors, assessment and diagnosis, consequences and practical solutions for the smartphone addiction in youngsters.


Prsen Ghosh

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