Comparative Study

| Published: September 25, 2019

Excessive use of Internet and its impact on Mental Health and Emotional maturity of Adolescent Girls

Dr. Vinita Kumari Sinha

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Nirmala College, Doranda, Ranchi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.025/20190703

DOI: 10.25215/0703.025


The purpose of the present study was to see the impact of excessive use of Internet on Mental health and Emotional maturity of class 10th adolescent girls. For this purpose 160 girls of class 10th were selected from Ranchi district. Self-prepared personal data sheet, Mental health Questionnaire  (MHQ) developed by O. N. Srivastava and Bhatt  and Emotional maturity scale developed by Singh and Bhargawa were administered on selected sample for data collection. Obtained scores were analyzed with the help of Mean, SD, t test and correlation. The result show that there were significant difference between Internet addict girls and Non addict girl`s mental health and Emotional maturity. Results show that there is a positive correlation between mental health  and Emotional maturity.
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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 3, July-September, 2019