Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Author : A, Jothi Priya.


NOMOPHOBIA AND ITS IMPACT ON HEALTH AND MIND - A STRUCTURED REVIEW

Aarthi. K; Dr.Lavanya Prathap; Jothi Priya. A; Dr. Preetha. S

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 334-341

Introduction: The term used to describe a growing fear in today‟s world is Nomophobia, a portmanteau for “ no mobile phone phobia”,refers to the discomfort or anxiety caused to a person by the non- availability of a phone. Nomophobia arises from a feeling of not being able to make and receive phone calls, send or receive text messages, losing internet connectivity and access to social networking sites and being able to access information online .The aim of the review is to explore Nomophobia and its impact on health ocomplications.
Materials and methods: The articles were collected from PubMed Database and the selection criteria for screening the literature were population with Nomophobia age group between 17 - 25. The search keywords included were nomophobia, cell phone addiction, health implication, anxiety, no mobile phone phobia. The study was conducted in the year 2020. The study group consisted of a population with Nomophobia between the age group 17-25.
Result and Conclusion: This review is done to understand the clinical symptoms, complications and various preventive measures taken against nomophobia and from the obtained results after screening relevant articles based on selection criteria it can be concluded that the addiction towards cell phones and social media might lead to depression , loss of memory and anxiety.

Economic Declination Due To Lockdown

Aarthi Kannan; Jothi Priya. A

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 2484-2496

To analyze and create awareness about the economic declination of a country due to lockdown. Due to sudden outbreaks of pandemic diseases a country might face economic declination. With fresh coronavirus cases on the rise in India the nation witnesses a second round effect of the virus spread and a complete halt to economic activity. Hence it is important to have an economically literate population to understand and evaluate the socio-economic crisis.Widespread lockdowns and social distancing in economies affected by the coronavirus outbreak are set to cause a massive negative short‐term impact on consumer spending and GDP. To minimise the effect in the economy caused by the COVID -19 outbreak, the Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister, on 24.03.2020, announced several important relief measures taken by the Government of India, especially on statutory and regulatory compliance matters related to several sectors. A well structured questionnaire containing socio-demographic information,knowledge,attitude,and perception was framed, and circulated through an online survey link. This was conducted through an online survey link, the results were analyzed using statistical analysis. The results were collected and represented in pie charts. From this survey , we can conclude that it is the responsibility of every citizen in a country to be literate about the economy, to evaluate the socio-economic crisis.