Hubungan Loneliness dengan Adiksi Smartphone pada Mahasiswa (Rantau) di Kota Bandung

Andi Tri Noviyani Putri J. Tagunu, Fanni Putri Diantina

Abstract


Abstract— Smartphones are a communication tool that is used by individuals in their daily activities, and is a technological device that controls society. Excessive use of smartphones can cause a person to become addicted. Overseas students in Bandung show excessive use behavior and interfere with their lives, namely running away from the problems they face and preferring smartphones as places of escape, experiencing concentration problems for activities, and restless when not using smartphones. Overseas students use smartphones to get rid of the loneliness they feel due to unsatisfactory social relationships. The research objective is to obtain a correlation between loneliness and smartphone addiction in students (rantau) in Bandung City and quantitative research with Spearman Rank correlation analysis and using purposive sampling with 187 subjects. The measuring instrument used a Modified Smartphone Addiction Scale questionnaire and a Modified UCLA Loneliness Scale Version 3. The results showed that there was a positive relationship between loneliness and smartphone addiction with moderate or strong correlation strength levels. So it can be said that the higher the loneliness, the higher the smartphone addiction in students (overseas) in Bandung.

keywoard: Loneliness, Smartphone Addiction, Student (rantau)

Abstrak— Smartphone sebagai alat komunikasi yang digunakan individu pada aktivitas sehari-hari, dan menjadi perangkat teknologi yang mengendalikan masyarakat. Penggunaan smartphone yang berlebihan dapat menyebabkan seseorang menjadi adiksi. Mahasiswa rantau di Bandung menunjukkan perilaku penggunaan yang berlebihan dan mengganggu kehidupan mereka yaitu lari dari masalah yang dihadapi dan lebih memilih smartphone sebagai tempat pelarian, mengalami gangguan konsentrasi untuk beraktivitas, serta resah kerika tidak menggunakan smartphone. Mahasiswa rantau menggunakan smartphone untuk menghilangkan loneliness yang dirasakan akibat hubungan sosial yang tidak memuaskan. Tujuan penelitian yaitu memperoleh korelasi loneliness dengan adiksi smartphone pada mahasiswa (rantau) di Kota Bandung dan penelitian kuantitatif dengan analisis korelasi Rank Spearman dan menggunakan purposive sampling dengan subjek 187 orang. Alat ukur menggunakan kuesioner Modifikasi Smartphone Addiction Scale dan Modifikasi UCLA Loneliness Scale Version 3. Hasil menunjukkan terdapat hubungan positif antara loneliness dan adiksi smartphone tingkat kekuatan korelasi sedang atau cukup kuat. Maka dapat dikatakan semakin tinggi loneliness maka semakin tinggi pula adiksi smartphone pada mahasiswa (rantau) di Kota Bandung.

kata kunci: Loneliness, Adiksi Smartphone, Mahasiswa (rantau)


Keywords


Loneliness, Adiksi Smartphone, Mahasiswa (rantau)

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29313/.v6i2.23913

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