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| Published: December 25, 2015

Mental Health among Internet Addicts and Non Addict Peoples Behaviour

Dr. S. M. Makvana

Professor, Department of Psychology, Sardar Patel University, Vallabhvidyanagar, Gujarat State Google Scholar More about the auther

, Pratika C. Sankhesara

Researcher, Department of Psychology, Sardar Patel University, Vallabhvidyanagar, Gujarat State Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.050/20150301

DOI: 10.25215/0301.050

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The present study aimed to examine the relationship between Mental Health among Internet Addicts and Non Addicts with reference to types of Internet effect and Gender. While almost everyone has experienced mental health at some point in their lives, most do not develop long-term problems with mental health. Mental health it is the Latin world “anger” it means “strangle” it use to present period changing from individual values -morale, idea, alienation, competition and achievement. WHO (World Health Organization),defined mental health is “A state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community”. WHO stresses that mental health “is not just the absence of mental disorder”. According to Medilexicon’s medical dictionary, defined mental health is “emotional, behavioral, and social maturity or normality; the absence of a mental or behavioral disorder; a state of psychological well-being in which one has achieved a satisfactory integration of one’s instinctual drives acceptable to both 4 oneself and one’s social milieu; an appropriate balance of love, work, and leisure pursuits”. The present studies used to variables namely (A) Types of Addicts (B) types of Gender examine the effect of mental health. The scales used Mental Health Inventory (1992) Constructed & standardized by Dr D. J. Bhatt. The scale consisted in five factors. A research Data/sample size 480 was collected from Internet Addicts and Non Addicts people of Ahmadabad district of Gujarat State. Hence, this gives rise to a 2 x 2 factorial research design for the analysis of the data. The ANOVAs, was re-sorted in order to get the results. There is no significant effect of Internet Addicts and Non Addicts people with regard to mental health. There is significant effect of gender (male and female) on mental health.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.050/20150301

10.25215/0301.050

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 1, October-December, 2015