The Relationship between Internet Addiction with Mental Health and Spiritual Health of High School Students


Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Sciences and Psychology, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran


introduction: The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between Internet addiction and mental health and spiritual well-being of secondary school students in Fasa.
 Methods: The research method is correlation. 351 individuals were randomly selected using multistage cluster sampling. Data collection tools included three Kimberly Yang Internet addiction questionnaires (1988), Pulootzin and Ellison Spiritual Health    Questionnaire (1982) and General Health Questionnaire (GHQ) 1972).
 Results: showed that between mental health internet addiction   (including subscales of physical symptoms, depression, social        function, anxiety and sleep disturbances) and spiritual wellbeing       (including subscales of religious health and existential health) of high school students in the second district of the city Fasa has a         significant relationship.
Conclusion: According to the findings of this study, it can be    concluded that in the aggregate, the increase in the rate of Internet use and excessive use for everyone, especially the growing students and adolescents, is harmful because it causes eye diseases and even causes back pain And discomfort of the spine and obesity and in general physical illnesses.


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