Data on the relationship between internet addiction and stress among Lebanese medical students in Lebanon (2019)

Data Brief. 2019 Aug 6;25:104198. doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2019.104198.

Samaha A1,2,3,4, Fawaz M2, Eid A5, Gebbawi M6, Yahfoufi N1.


Stress and behavioral addiction are becoming major health problems growing in strength and prevalence. They are often associated with a large array of debilitating diseases and conditions including psychosocial impairments. Medical students remain a vulnerable territory for developing stress and addiction mainly relating to Internet use. Data was gathered from medical students around Lebanon on the relationship between stress and internet addiction. The data in this article provides demographic data about medical students in Lebanon, their stress levels, sources of stress as well as the level of internet addiction recorded in relation to their stress levels. The analyzed data is provided in the tables included in this article.

KEYWORDS: Internet addiction; Lebanon; Medical students; Stress

PMID: 31463341

PMCID: PMC6706676

DOI: 10.1016/j.dib.2019.104198