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Advances in Psychological Science    2019, Vol. 27 Issue (7) : 1258-1267     DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1042.2019.01258
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Phubbing: Antecedents, consequences and functioning mechanisms
GONG Yanping1,CHEN Zhuo1,XIE Julan1(),XIE Xiaochun2
1 School of Business, Central South University, Changsha 410083, China
2 School of Psychology, Northeast Normal University, Changchun 130024, China
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In the age of mobile Internet, it is common for people to focus on their mobile phones while neglecting other people or events around them in social situations. This phenomenon refers to phubbing. In the current paper, we systematically reviewed relevant studies, and summarized the antecedents, consequences, and functioning mechanisms of phubbing. Building on them, we proposed several directions for future research, including using a person-centered approach to explore how phubbing develops, examining the effects of phubbing from the boundary creation perspective, demonstrating the mutual influence of phubbing and interpersonal relationship quality, clarifying the impact of phubbing on the phubbers, and exploring the functioning mechanisms based on the perspective of non-interpersonal perception.

Keywords phubbing      interpersonal relationships      well-being      technoference     
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Issue Date: 22 May 2019
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Yanping GONG,Zhuo CHEN,Julan XIE, et al. Phubbing: Antecedents, consequences and functioning mechanisms[J]. Advances in Psychological Science, 2019, 27(7): 1258-1267.
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量表名称 适用情境 维度 题项 样题 研究者
Phubbing Scale (PS) 一般情境 两维度 10 当我早晨醒来时做的第一件事就是查看手机。 Karada? et al. (2015)
Perceived Social Norms of Phubbing Scale (PSNP) 一般情境 两维度 5 你认为手机冷落行为是恰当的行为吗? Chotpitayasunondh &
Douglas (2016)
Partner Phubbing Scale (PPS) 伴侣情境 单维度 9 在我和我的伴侣一起吃饭的时间段里,
Roberts & David (2016)
Boss Phubbing Scale (BPS) 工作情境 单维度 9 我的老板在我们开会时使用他/她的手机。 Roberts & David (2017)
Generic Scale of Phubbing GSP) 一般情境 四维度 15 当我的手机不在身边时我会感到焦虑。 Chotpitayasunondh &
Douglas (2018b)
Generic Scale of Being Phubbed (GSBP) 一般情境 三维度 22 他们把手机放在他们能看到的地方。 Chotpitayasunondh &
Douglas (2018b)
个体特征因素 问题性移动技术使用
人口统计学因素 个体心理因素
性别(Balta et al., 2018; Chotpitayasunondh & Douglas, 2016; Karada? et al., 2015, Karada? et al., 2016)
年龄(Davey et al., 2018; Karada? et al., 2016; Mcdaniel, 2015)
孤独感(Takao et al., 2009)
神经质(Balta et al., 2018; Mcdaniel, 2015)
抑郁(Mcdaniel, 2015)
焦虑(O'Connor et al., 2013)
错失恐惧(Chai et al., 2018; Chotpitayasunondh & Douglas, 2016; Balta et al., 2018)
缺乏自控(Chotpitayasunondh & Douglas, 2016; Davey et al., 2018)
问题性智能手机使用(Chotpitayasunondh & Douglas, 2016; Davey et al., 2018)
成瘾行为(手机、网络、社交媒体、短信服务、游戏成瘾) (Davey et al., 2018; Karada? et al., 2015)
问题性社交媒体使用(Balta et al., 2018)
结果变量 代表性研究 影响效应
人际关系质量 关系满意度 Chotpitayasunondh & Douglas (2018a), Halpern & Katz (2017), Kelly et al. (2017), Mcdaniel et al. (2018), Mcdaniel & Coyne (2016a), Mcdaniel & Coyne (2016b), Roberts & David (2016) 负向
沟通质量 Chotpitayasunondh & Douglas (2018a), Vanden Abeele et al.(2016) 负向
亲子互动质量 Mcdaniel & Coyne (2016a), Mcdaniel & Radesky (2017) 负向
关系凝聚力 Krasnova et al. (2016) 负向
人际对象幸福感 生活满意度 Mcdaniel & Coyne (2016a), Roberts & David (2016) 负向
抑郁 Mcdaniel & Coyne (2016a), Mcdaniel & Coyne (2016b), Roberts & David (2016), Wang et al. (2017) 正向
人际对象行为表现 工作绩效 Roberts & David (2017) 负向
孩子内化问题 Kildare & Middlemiss (2017), Mcdaniel & Radesky (2017) 正向
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