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Educ Strategy Med Sci 2019, 11(5): 44-52 Back to browse issues page
The Internet addiction: How University Students Are Affected?
Zahra Moghanizadeh Mrs1, Gholamreza Sanagouye moharer Dr 2, Zahra Talebi Mrs3, Maryam Asvadi Mrs4
1- Department of Psychology, Zahedan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Zahedan, Iran
2- , Department of Psychology, Zahedan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Zahedan, Iran , Reza.sanagoo@gmail.com
3- Department of Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Hekamt Razavi Non-profit Institution of Higher Education, Mashhad, Iran
4- Department of Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran
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Introduction: Internet is widely used in science and technology and its attractiveness in recent years has led to a phenomenon known as "Internet addiction" emerge. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between internet addiction and mental health in students.
Methods: In so doing, the study was descriptive correlational study was used. The study population consisted of all students at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad in the 94-95 school year that Morgan table 384 using stratified random sampling method and questionnaires internet addiction (IAT), public health (GHQ-28), and demographic information checklist completed. Data analyzed using ANOVA and multiple regression analysis was performed on the same way.
Results: Results showed between predictor variables and the criterion variable overall score of Internet addiction as there is a linear relationship (P < 0.001). The results of analysis of variance showed that the observed significant F (P < 0.001, F (314,4) = 99.12) a component of public health in general are able to predict Internet addiction.
Conclusions: The results of this study indicate that the overall score of general health and its anxiety components such as physical harm depression and social functioning disorder have a significant positive correlation with the total score of Internet addiction and its six components. In other words the level of general health in students is associated with their Internet addiction.
Keywords: Internet addiction, Public health, Students
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Health
Received: 2018/05/7 | Accepted: 2018/08/16 | Published: 2019/01/8
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moghanizadeh Z, sanagouye moharer G, Talebi Z, asvadi M. The Internet addiction: How University Students Are Affected?. Educ Strategy Med Sci. 2019; 11 (5) :44-52
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