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A Study of the Rate of Internet Dependence and its Relationship with Sincerity in the Family Among High School Students (Boys and Girls)

Journal: International Journal of Behavioral Research & Psychology (IJBRP) (Vol.02, No. 07)

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Page : 1-6

Keywords : Dependence; Internet; Sincerity; Family.;

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Introduction: Today the culture of medium by the superiority of the internet has become the most dominating and the most influential culture in the society. The focus of this influence is on the growing generation that is the adolescents. It means that a remarkable part of today's life of youth is attributed to communicating by the internet. Purpose: The aim of this study is to examine the rate of internet dependence and its relationship with sincerity in the family among the high school students ( boys and girls) of Qum. Method: this study is conducted by descriptive – survey method. The statistical population consisted of all the students ( girls and boys ) studying at the high school in Qum. They were 38754 and the sample volume with respect to cochran's formula was 380 people who were chosen by stratified – random sampling. 194 of them were female students and 186 of them were male. To collect the data the questionnaire of internet dependence and the scale of sincerity in the family was applied .In order to analyse the data X2 test ( chi – squared test ), correlation coefficient and independent T- test were used. Findings: The conclusions of independent T- test showed that on the rate of internet dependence there is a meaningful difference between girls and boys. It means that boys are more dependent on the internet than girls. From the viewpoint of sincerity in the family also there is a meaningful difference between boys and girls. Among girls the concept of sincerity in the family is more valuable and they pay attention to it more than boys. The results of X2 test and correlation coefficient indicated that as the students grow up their dependence on the internet become less and it clarified as well that if the internet dependence is more the sincerity in the family will be less.

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