The Effect of Psychological Traits and Compulsive Usage in Creating Technostress

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Smartphones have become necessities in people’ lives. This study investigates the relationships between psychological traits and the compulsive behaviors of smartphone users. We conducted an empirical study consisting of 647 participants of smartphone user’s of tehran.to examaine the data we use lisrel8.8 and spss. The results suggest that compulsive usage of smartphone and technostress are positively related to psychological traits including locus of control, social interaction anxiety and the need for touch except materialism. Gender differences are also found in the aforementioned relationships.

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