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A Prospective Study On Internet Addiction In Young Adults

Author(s) Lipika Kalawat, Prakriti Sushmita, Niramala Singh
Country India
Abstract Internet addiction has become an important issue in young population who are at risk of the adverse effects of internet addiction due to their high levels of internet use for social networking, gaming, streaming, and other online activities. Knowing the factors responsible for the development of internet Addiction can be useful for both prevention and treatment as well as targeted intervention for this type of addiction. This study was conducted to determine prevalence of Internet addiction among young population, its associated factors and analysing the possible differences related to gender.

This cross-sectional study was conducted on young adults of 18-24 years age studying at Nims,university ,Jaipur, Rajasthan during the months of October and November 2023 . Predefined questionnaire of young etal was used to capture the data pertaining to internet addiction among the study population. A total of 141participants between 18years and 34 years of both genders were selected (247 males and 207 females) for the study.

In the present study among the 24 participants, 67% were females and 33% were males. Overall internet addiction including severe and moderate degree was more than 50% which was higher than previous studies. Impact of internet addiction was observed in form of
Reduced productivity at work, loss of sleep and depression/mood swings etc
Keywords Internet, Addiction, Nims University
Published In Volume 6, Issue 3, May-June 2024
Published On 2024-05-22
Cite This A Prospective Study On Internet Addiction In Young Adults - Lipika Kalawat, Prakriti Sushmita, Niramala Singh - IJFMR Volume 6, Issue 3, May-June 2024. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i03.20884
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