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Research Paper | Psychology Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018


A Study on Internet Addiction and Anxiety

Christopher Robert Michael, Shambhavi G


Abstract: Internet is one the most widely used means for communication and it connects individuals worldwide but overuse of internet may affect the individuals social life. This study aims to know if internet addiction causes an individual to be socially anxious, to know if a socially anxious person uses the internet to cope and to know if there is any difference between internet addiction and social anxiety between genders. The research was conducted on hundred male and female college students aged between 20-25 years. The data was collected through purposive sampling. The samples were taken from various colleges in Bangalore. Two questionnaires were given to the subjects one was internet addiction test and the other one was Leibowitz social anxiety scale. The scores were calculated and SPSS was used for the analysis of data. The findings were that there is a high significant correlation between internet addiction and social anxiety.


Keywords: Internet Addiction, Social anxiety, College students


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018,


Pages: 1270 - 1273


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Christopher Robert Michael, Shambhavi G, "A Study on Internet Addiction and Anxiety", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART2019825, Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018, 1270 - 1273

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