Ahangarzadeh Rezaei, S and Moradi, Y (2015) INTERNET ADDICTION STUDY AT URMIA UNIVERSITY STUDENTS MEDICAL SCIENCES. The Journal of Urmia Nursing and Midwifery Faculty, 13 (5). pp. 434-439.

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A variety of Internet applications caused creation of a phenomenon known as Internet addiction in recent years. The Internet itself is safe tool, its overusing and will increase the risk of addiction to it. This study was carried out with the aim of determination of amount of Internet addiction. Materials and Methods: The study is descriptive and cross-sectional. The sample consisted of 600 students of Uremia University of Medical Sciences who were using the university public computer room for Internet relationships. were selected quota randomly. The data collection tool was a doublepart questionnaire. The first section includes demographic information such as age, gender, study branch and level, as well as some questions about the period of Internet using during a week, time of use, and the use of the Internet and the second part was yang "Internet addiction test". Data analyzing was conducted software SPSS / 19. Results: According to the "Yang Internet addiction test" the mean score of Internet using whole of study samples, was 20.1267 which was in the normal and acceptable level. The Average score of Internet addiction in male students and female students respectively was 25.3382 and 18.2668. The average score of the Internet addiction among the nursing students was 18.5946 (normal), Midwifery student was 29.5833 (mild), medical students was 17.2906 (normal), dentistry students was 14.8056 (normal), Health students was 20.2246 (mild), Paramedical students was 42.1818 (mild) and medical emergencies students was 28.2174 (mild). Conclusion: Since internet dependence can overshadow the students' academic status, therefore the academicians should create appropriate context for meeting the students free-time and cultural needs, so that they refer to Internet only in issues such as article review, news and cultural sites, thereby it should be avoid from wasting useful opportunities by aimless searches in order to entertaining objectives

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Internet, Internet addiction, addiction
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
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Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2018 06:24
Last Modified: 28 Jan 2018 06:24

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