The Impact of mindfulness Apps during Covid19: An Analysis of Pakistani Online Gamers

Authors

  • Atif Ur Rehman, Rahman Ullah, Shabeer Ullah

Abstract

The use of mindfulness Apps is expanding worldwide. This paper aims to explore the impact of Smartphone Apps on the Pakistani Online gamers of Player Unknown’s Battle Grounds (PUBG) game during pandemic situation such as COVID-19. In this quantitative study, the 1000 Pakistani gamers has surveyed to gather facts on the practicable outcomes of Smartphone Apps on mental health interventions and stage of social anxiety. Results suggest that Smartphone Apps are conveyance device for mindfulness drill, and it has constructive impact on different features of psychological health. For most players, online video games are elementary enjoyment inactivity, though for a minority; the gaming turns into immoderate and is supplementary by means of some tremendous penalties too. The researchers found that the usage of PUBG has increased during the lockdown. Finally, we find a significantly positive relationship between use of mindfulness Apps and lessening of stress.

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Published

2021-11-30

How to Cite

Atif Ur Rehman, Rahman Ullah, Shabeer Ullah. (2021). The Impact of mindfulness Apps during Covid19: An Analysis of Pakistani Online Gamers. Journal of Mass Communication Department, Dept of Mass Communication, University of Karachi, 25(25). Retrieved from https://jmcd-uok.com/index.php/jmcd/article/view/181