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Correlation between Internet Addiction and Self-Esteem among Nursing Students in Selected Nursing Colleges of Nursing in South India

Author(s) Jyothi Mendonsa
Country India
Abstract Internet addiction has become a modern-day addiction that has gripped people all over the world. People of all ages are affected by this addiction, though it is more prevalent among youth. Self-esteem is how we see and value ourselves. It is based on our self-perceptions and beliefs, which can be difficult to change. This is also referred to as self-assurance. The more time people spend on internet and social media, the more they socially compare themselves. This social comparison has been linked to lower self-esteem and increased social anxiety, among other things. So the present study aimed to assess the effect of internet addiction over the self-esteem of nursing students and develop positive attitude towards self-esteem in the nursing students. Study aims to assess the level of internet addiction and co-relation of IA and Self-esteem and its association with sociodemographic data. The quantitative correlational research design was adopted for the study. The participants consisted of 122 samples, selected by simple random sampling technique from selected nursing college at Bangalore. A structured questionnaire was used to collect data on sociodemographic data and Rosenberg self-esteem scale and internet addiction, internet addiction test, which consists of 20 questionnaire was used. The data was analyzed and interpreted by descriptive statistical analysis. Data analysis demonstrated the mean percentage of Internet addiction is 36.26 and SE is 21.66. The SD of IA 14.95 and SE 3.212. it revealed that there is positive correlation between Internet addiction and Self-esteem. The study explored the self-esteem of nursing students and level of internet addiction and association of socio demographic data with self-esteem and internet addiction.
Keywords Self-esteem, Internet Addiction, Nursing Students
Field Medical / Pharmacy
Published In Volume 6, Issue 2, March-April 2024
Published On 2024-03-31
Cite This Correlation between Internet Addiction and Self-Esteem among Nursing Students in Selected Nursing Colleges of Nursing in South India - Jyothi Mendonsa - IJFMR Volume 6, Issue 2, March-April 2024. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i02.15685
DOI https://doi.org/10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i02.15685
Short DOI https://doi.org/gtppf3

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