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| Published: March 25, 2016

Teenage Technological Addictions (TTA) – Impact On Social Skills

P. Ramakrishna

Prof & HOD, Psychiatrist, Deccan College of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, T. Rajini

Clinical Psychologist, Deccan College of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.074/20160302

DOI: 10.25215/0302.074

ABSTRACT

Technology creation “INTERNET” is rapid and becoming a natural background aspect of everyone in their daily life. It is considered as a double edged weapon both giving information and even giving side effects as well which are mostly ignored. Is widely used in terms of information seeking, communication, following telegraph, telephone, radio, and television. Postal a forgotten concept after the emergence of Internet. It acts as a bridge reaching mass audience. Research has not formally identified addictive use of the Internet as a problematic behavior. This study is focusing on the impact of social skills of the individuals with internet usage. Methods: Demographic Data Sheet, Internet Addiction Test, Social Skills Test & Diagnostic Questionnaire. Data was analyzed. Conclusions: This study explores the continued prolonged usage of Internet and becoming addicted causing to the extent of impending misuse. Clinical and social inference of pathological Internet use and the future directions for research are discussed.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.074/20160302

10.25215/0302.074

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 2, January-March, 2016