Noori, Reza and Sadeghyan, Naeimeh
Background & Objectives: Internet addiction is one of the problems associated with the advancement of technology that affects people’s mental health. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between addiction to the Internet and insomnia, anxiety, depression and stress in nursing and midwifery students of Bojnourd Islamic Azad University in 2017.
Methods: This descriptive-analytical study was conducted on 250 nursing and midwifery students of Bojnourd Islamic Azad University which were selected by stratified random sampling method. Data collection was done using demographic information, Young’s Internet addiction, Insomnia (ISI), and Anxiety, Depression and Stress Questionnaire (DASS21). Data were analyzed by statistical test of one-way ANOVA and analyzed using SPSS-16 software.
Results: 76% of female students were female and 53.2% were nursing students. The mean of Internet addiction score in students was 31.14 and 6.7% of them had Internet addiction. Also, the mean score of anxiety, stress, depression and insomnia was 12.54, 23.37, 17.12 and 14.56. There was a significant relationship between addiction to the Internet with anxiety, stress, depression and insomnia (P˂0.001).
Conclusion: Considering the prevalence of Internet addiction among students, and its significant relationship with depression, anxiety, stress and insomnia in them, plans must be made to prevent this health problem. Key¬words: Internet addiction, depression, insomnia, anxiety, stress.
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology|
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|Date Deposited:||31 Oct 2017 05:34|
|Last Modified:||31 Oct 2017 05:34|