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The Prevalence of Excessive Mobile Phone Use and its Relation With Mental Health Status and Demographic Factors Among the Students of Gonabad University of Medical Sciences in 2011 - 2012

Jahanshir Tavakolizadeh 1 , Alireza Atarodi 1 , * , Siravan Ahmadpour 2 and Amir Pourgheisar 2
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1 Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Gonabad University of Medical Sciences, Gonabad, IR Iran
2 Gonabad University of Medical Sciences, Gonabad, IR Iran
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  • Razavi International Journal of Medicine: February 01, 2014, 2 (1); e15527
  • Published Online: February 20, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: October 28, 2013
  • Revised: December 18, 2013
  • Accepted: January 22, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/rijm.15527

To Cite: Tavakolizadeh J, Atarodi A, Ahmadpour S, Pourgheisar A. The Prevalence of Excessive Mobile Phone Use and its Relation With Mental Health Status and Demographic Factors Among the Students of Gonabad University of Medical Sciences in 2011 - 2012, Razavi Int J Med. 2014 ; 2(1):e15527. doi: 10.5812/rijm.15527.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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