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| Published: December 25, 2019

Effect of internet addiction on quality of sleep in young adults

Ananya Gupta

Student, Ba(H)Appplied Psychology, Amity University, Noida, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Nikhat Kaura

Faculty Guide, Aips, Amity University, Noida, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.091/20190704

DOI: 10.25215/0704.091

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Internet addiction has become a major disorder which is affecting a majority of people now a days. The quality of sleep of people also gets affected due to internet addiction among other factors like the surrounding environment, stress or some chronic illness and pain. The research is done to study the effect of internet addiction on the quality of sleep among young adults. A sample of 50 working and 50 non-working young adults who were in between 24 years to 35 years of age were selected randomly for the study. The results revealed a positive relationship between internet addiction and sleep quality. Also internet addiction predicts 24% of variance for sleep quality among the working and non-working young adults while no significant difference was observed between quality of sleep and internet addiction among working and non-working young adults. More research needs to be conducted for the same to understand the effect of internet addiction on sleep quality among young adults much better.

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ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.091/20190704

10.25215/0704.091

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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 4, October-December, 2019