Comparative Study

| Published: March 31, 2019

Problematic Internet Use among College Students in Relation to Anxiety and Depression

Aditya Chamuah

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India

Dr. R Sankar

Assistant Professor and Head (i/c), Department of Psychology Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India

DIP: 18.01.119/20190701

DOI: 10.25215/0701.119


The present research was executed to elucidate the role of anxiety and depression on problematic internet use of college students. The sample consisted of 60 students studying degree courses in a college. They were assessed by anxiety scale, depression scale and problematic internet use scale. The results of correlation coefficient indicated that all of the studied variables were positively significantly correlated with problematic internet use. Also, the regression analysis showed that anxiety and depression could predict problematic internet use significantly. The implications and limitations of the research are discussed.
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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.119/20190701

DOI: 10.25215/0701.119

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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 1, January-March, 2019