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| Published: December 28, 2021

College Students Perceived Stress and Internet Addiction during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Abigail D’Cunha

M.Sc. Student, Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Department of Psychology, Bangalore, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Deepthi Vijayan

Asst. Professor, Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Department of Psychology, Bangalore, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.141.20210904

DOI: 10.25215/0904.141

ABSTRACT

The present study aims to assess the relationship between perceived stress and internet addiction among college students during the Covid-19 pandemic. The participants of the study include college students of different courses that were selected using purposive sampling. The sample includes a total of 90 students.  Responses were gathered with the help of a Google form via an online survey. The tools used include the Internet Addiction Test and the Perceived Stress Scale. Pearson’s correlation was used in the present study. Findings suggest that, a majority of the college students experienced mild levels of stress and internet addiction during the course of the pandemic. A significant relationship between college students perceived stress and internet addiction was found.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.141.20210904

10.25215/0904.141

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 4, October- December, 2021