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Level of Internet Addiction among School going Adolescents

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 2)

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Page : 642-644

Keywords : Internet addiction; IAT;

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Internet addiction disorder (IAD) also known as problematic internet use or pathological internet use is generally defined as problematic, compulsive use of the internet, that results in significant impairment in an individual's function in various life domains over a prolonged period of time. Young people are at particular risk of developing Internet Addiction Disorder or Problematic Internet Use. Aim of the study: To assess the level of internet of addiction among adolescents and to compare the level across various variables regarding social demographic variable, age, gender, and level of education. Tools used: Young?s Internet Addiction Test (2009) The IAT is the first valid and reliable measurement of internet addiction. This 20 item questionnaire was designed by Kimberley Young. Results: Results were obtained and analyzed by using descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA and correlation.

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