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| Published: June 30, 2021

A Study on Internet Addiction and Psychological Well-being among Post-graduate Students

Mariya S. Melani

M.Sc. Counselling Psychology, Final Year student, Bangalore University, Bengaluru, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Rashmi. R

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Bangalore University, Bengaluru, India. Google Scholar More about the auther


DOI: 10.25215/0902.183


In today’s developing world students access communication and information through the medium of internet and stay connected with the world. However, with the remarkable growth of internet, excessive psychological issues have affected the students adversely. Many researches have been significantly supporting the finding that internet addiction can lead to low psychological wellbeing within an individual. To investigate this approach, research was conducted to study the effect of internet addiction on the psychological wellbeing of post graduate students studying in science stream belonging to the age group of 21-25 years, residing in Bangalore city. The research comprised of total 80 samples including both male and female research participants with an objective of discovering in-depth information and crucial findings on internet addiction and psychological wellbeing. This study shall help in developing intervention program and treatment for internet addiction which aims to enhance psychological wellbeing of post graduate students. The findings presented in this paper shall indeed serve as a framework for further researches.

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ISSN 2349-3429


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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 2, April-June, 2021