• Nakorn Wattanasittinoppakun -
  • Kraisorn Ammawat
  • Monruadee Keeratipranon


Smartphone Addiction, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Generation Y


This research aimed to investigate the correlation between smartphone addiction behaviour and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among the Generation Y population, as well as explore the association between personal factors and smartphone use behaviour. The study employed a quantitative research design and conducted a survey among Generation Y individuals (born between 1980 and 2000) residing in Bangkok, with a sample size of 317 participants (smartphone users). Data was collected using a questionnaire, and statistical analysis included frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, and chi-squared test.

The findings showed a significant association between smartphone addiction behaviour and ADHD at a significance level of 0.05. Moreover, factors such as age or year of birth, status, income, duration of smartphone use, number of days of use, and smartphone activities exhibited a significant relationship with smartphone addiction at a significance level of 0.05. Conversely, gender, age or year of birth, status, monthly income, occupation, duration of use, and smartphone use activities showed a significant correlation with ADHD at a significance level of 0.05.


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