International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019


A Study to Assess the Awareness about Effect of Internet Addiction among Undergraduate Nursing Students in Selected Nursing Colleges

Smita Pandey [2] | Shanthi T


Abstract: Woven as it is in to the fabric of todays society, the potential for internet use to lead to overuse and ultimately to addiction is concerning in 2 ways. First, our current understanding of addiction suggested that some people are at greater risk than others based on genetic predisposition. This study was based on descriptive evaluatory approach. The method used for this study was descriptive study 30 samples were selected with non probability convenient sampling technique sample selection was based on inclusive and exclusive criteria. The tool used for was compulsive internet use scale with including demographic variables. Which was prepared on the basis of review of literature, various information, and informal discussion with the nursing students. while data collection process followed ethical consideration searches, written formation was uptime from the nursing colleges authority, and informed written consent from nursing students. Based on the objectives and the hypothesis the data was analyzed by using various statistical test, hence it is statistically interpreted. Result shows internet use was more in current generation.


Keywords: Internet addiction, undergraduate, nursing students, awareness affects


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019,


Pages: 1801 - 1803


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