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Sujitha Jebarose Jebanesy .T, Dr.S.Vasantha


Objectives: To assess the prevalence of Nomo phobia among Undergraduate Students and to find the association between Nomophobia with the selected demographic variables.

Methods: A non-experimental descriptive study involving 100 undergraduate students was carried out utilizing a simple random sampling technique. Data on the level of Nomo phobia were gathered using the Nomo Phobia Questionnaire (NMP-Q).

Findings: According to the study findings, 60% of participants started using mobile phones before the age of 15, 96% had smartphones, and 57% used their phones for three to four hours every day. A large portion of the participants (45%) were found to have mild nomophobia, 39% had moderate nomophobia, 10% had severe nomophobia, and only 6% had no nomophobia at all. The study concluded that there is a high prevalence of Nomo phobia among Undergraduate students and is gradually on the rise.

Novelty: In the recent technical era, there has been an upsurge in the use of mobile phones and social media among youngsters. This article addresses one of the emerging mental disease of college students which is unreported but need to be treated.

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Dr.S.Vasantha, S. J. J. .T,. (2024). NOMOPHOBIA AMONG UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS. Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum, 34(3s), 738–743. Retrieved from

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