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| Published: May 30, 2017

The Study of Internet Addiction in Relation to Sleep Pattern – “Morning Lateness” Among Youth

Garima Singh Kathait

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Govt. M.L.B. Girls P.G. Autonomous College, Bhopal, Madhya Paradesh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Piyush Dubey

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Govt. M.L.B. Girls P.G. Autonomous College, Bhopal, Madhya Paradesh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Anita Puri Singh

Professor and Head, Department of Psychology, Govt. M.L.B. Girls P.G. Autonomous College, Bhopal, Madhya Paradesh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Mohit Singh Bisht

Research Scholar, Department of Physical Education, HNBGU Srinagar, Garhwal, Uttrakhand, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: DIP 18.01.071/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.071

ABSTRACT

The Internet is a massive, computer-linked network system used globally.  In spite of the widely perceived merits of the tool, the excessive use of Internet is a primary attention of researchers all over the world.. Now, the term Internet addiction has become a worldwide and problematic phenomenon. The purpose of the present study was to find out the relationship of internet addiction with “Morning lateness” subscale of SWAPQ . The study was conducted on the sample of 170 (non- internet addict (45), moderate addict (85) and severe addict (40)) college students of Madhya Pradesh (M.P.), age range between 18 to 23 years. Young Internet Addiction (IAT), Sleep Wake Pattern Assessment Questionnaire (SWAPQ) were used for this study. Descriptive statistics, One-way ANOVA and Post-Hoc mean comparison test were applied to determine the significant difference on “Morning lateness” subscale of SWAPQ between internet addicts and non internet addicts. The significant differences were found between them.

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Garima Singh Kathait @ mini30011990@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP 18.01.071/20170403

10.25215/0403.071

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 3, April-June, 2017