Maladaptive Cognitive Emotion Regulation Strategies As Predictors Of Smartphone Addiction Among Students With Disabilities

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Loul Saleh Al Rasheed


Smartphones addiction has crossed the barrier of taking drugs or the like, that it is more dangerous, powerful, fast and deadly, as it threatens the mind, soul and body. The aim was to investigate the role of maladaptive cognitive emotion regulation strategies in predicting smartphone addiction among students with disabilities. In this study, it was assumed that maladaptive cognitive emotion regulation strategies and negative emotion would predict smartphone addiction. Participants were 140 individuals with disabilities. The data were analyzed with Pearson correlation and multiple regression.  Catastrophizing, self blame, other blame and rumination showed a significant positive correlation with smartphone addiction. Each of the  four independent variables made significant individual contributions to the prediction of smartphone addiction (SA) .

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