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| Published: June 30, 2021

Internet Addiction and Sleep Quality among Post Graduate Students

Alinta C Thomas

M.Sc. Psychology, Department of psychology, Kristu Jayanti College(autonomous), Banglore, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

, Vigraanth Bapu K G

Assistant professor, Department of psychology, Kristu Jayanti College(autonomous), Banglore, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.172.20210902

DOI: 10.25215/0902.172

ABSTRACT

The study intends to analyse internet addiction and sleep quality among post graduate students within 20-25 years of age group from different parts of Kerala. The sample includes 261 post graduate students were 78 males and 183 females. Internet Addiction Test (IAT) was developed by Young (1998) and it consists of 20 questions was adopted to evaluate the respondents’ level of internet addiction of the selected sample and the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (Buysse et.al., 1989) was used to assess the extent of sleep quality among the sample selected. Descriptive statistics, Mann-Whitney U Test and Spearman’s correlation test was used to study the data. The findings showed there was no significant relationship between internet addiction and sleep quality among post graduate students. The study further revealed that there is no significant difference between internet addiction and sleep quality of males and females.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.172.20210902

10.25215/0902.172

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