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Nurs Midwifery J 2019, 17(5): 355-362 Back to browse issues page
A SURVEY ON RELATION BETWEEN FEAR OF MISSING OUT AND SOCIAL MEDIA USE AMONG STUDENTS IN URMIA UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
Roghieh Bayrami 1, Fatemeh Moghaddam tabrizi2 , Erfaneh Talebi2, Samira Ebrahimi2
1- Department of Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Reproductive Health Research Center, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran (Corresponding Author) , rozabayrami@yahoo.com
2- urmia university of medical sciences
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Background and Aims: Nowadays, social networking sites are one of the most importing means to communicate in societies and worldwide. One psychological process that may underlie problematic social networking sites use is the Fear-Of-Missing-Out (FOMO).Therefore in the present study; we have studied and determined the relation between FOMO and the rate of using the social networking sites among the students in Urmia University of Medical Sciences in 2017.
Material and methods: The design of the study was cross-sectional. The sample consisted of 200 Students of Uremia University of Medical Sciences who were selected quota randomly. The data collection tool was a three-part questionnaire. The first section includes demographic information as well as a question about the period of Internet using during a day, the second part was "FOMO" questionnaire and third part was PHQ-9 scale. Data analyzing was conducted software SPSS / 16.
Results: There were positive correlation between social networking sites usage and fear of missing out and depression score (P<0. 03 and p<0.001) respectively. The regression model showed that FOMO was as a predictive factor for social networking sites usage.
Conclusion: Due to the relationship between fear of missing out and usage of social networking sites, improving the educational and cultural quality of university programs is recommended for the correctly and optimal usage of social networks sites among students.
Keywords: fear of missing out (FOMO), social media, students
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bayrami R, moghaddam tabrizi F, talebi E, ebrahimi S. A SURVEY ON RELATION BETWEEN FEAR OF MISSING OUT AND SOCIAL MEDIA USE AMONG STUDENTS IN URMIA UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES. Nurs Midwifery J. 2019; 17 (5) :355-362
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