| Published: March 25, 2016
Internet Dependency among University Entrants: A Pilot Study
The use of the internet has expanded incredibly across the world over the last few years. The internet provides remote access to others and abundant information in all areas of interest. However, maladaptive use of the internet has resulted in impairment of the individual’s psychological well-being, academic failure and reduced work performance (Koet al., 2009; Fisher, 2010., Christakis, 2010; Chou et al., 2005; Young, 1998; Morahan& Schumacher, 2000; Scherer, 1997). Cao et al. (2007) reported internet addiction disorder (IAD) as one of the common mental health problems amongst Chinese adolescents which is currently becoming more and more serious.
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© 2016 I N Arjunan, M Edward
Received: December 29, 2015; Revision Received: January 22, 2016; Accepted: March 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 2, January-March, 2016