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| Published: September 25, 2015

Internet Addiction among Students: The Relation of Depression

Dr. Shashi Kala Singh

Associate Professor, University Department of Psychology, Ranchi University, Ranchi Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.061/20150204

DOI: 10.25215/0204.061

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The purpose of this study is to investigate not only the prevalence of internet addiction among the male and female students but, also the relationship between internet addiction and depression. The tools of measurement used are the Young Internet Addiction and Beck Depression Questionnaire. The data was analyzed by t-test and correlation. The results show that prevalence of internet was more in male students than female students. Correlation analysis showed a positive and significant relation between internet addiction and depression.

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Dr. Shashi Kala Singh @ sksingh09@yahoo.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.061/20150204

DOI: 10.25215/0204.061

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 4, July-September, 2015

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