Health Anxiety Related to Problematic Smartphone Use and Gaming Disorder Severity During COVID-19: Fear of Missing Out as a MediatorTAGS: pandemics, covid-19, smartphone use ·
Authored by: Jon D. Elhai, Dean McKay, Haibo Yang, Charlene Minaya, Christian Montag, & Gordon J. G. Asmundson
TAGS: pandemics, psychology, smartphone use, immune system ·
Authored By: Jon D. Elhai, Haibo Yang, Dean McKay, Gordon J.G. Asmundson
As the COVID-19 outbreak spreads across the globe, researchers continue to identify widespread public distress coinciding with the pandemic. Although some distress about the virus is beneficial because it motivates people to engage in helpful behaviours such as social distancing, excessive distress can be harmful to individuals and...