Effects of Smartphone Addiction Prevention Program on Smartphone Addiction Tendency and Self-Control of Children using Local Children’s Centers
Kim Minkyeong

Minkyeong Kim, Child Welfare, Namseoul University, Cheonan South Korea.
Manuscript received on 17 August 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 27 August 2019 | Manuscript Published on 16 September 2019 | PP: 139-142 | Volume-8 Issue-2S6 July 2019 | Retrieval Number: B10260782S619/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.B1026.0782S619
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Abstract: The current research takes those children using local children’s centers as subjects of research, and aims to identify the effect of preventive education programs for smartphone addiction on their addiction and self-control. SPSS version 22.0 for Windows was used for data analysis to develop kinder teacher treatment play therapy for kindergarten children. Among nonparametric statistical methods, the Mann-Whitney U Test and the Wilcoxon Singed-Rank Test were conducted. The results of this study are summarized as follows. The analysis of the subjects’ smartphone addiction found that the educational program did produce a significant difference. Second, it was also found in the examination of the preventive educational program on the subjects’ self-control that a significant increase was obtained in all the 6 factors of thoughtfulness, task tolerance, resistance against temptations, emotional control, friend-related control and teacher-related control. This study shows that it is expected that further researches would follow with a group of lower-class elementary students and ordinary children to come a more generalized conclusion.
Keywords: Smartphone Addiction Tendency, Self-Control, Local Children’s Center.
Scope of the Article: Control and Automation