The survey of relationship between Problemathic internet use with lonliness and satisfaction with life in internet users of Kerman
Advances in Nursing & Midwifery,
Vol. 26 No. 93 (2017),
16 July 2017
In recent years, the Internet use greatly increased throughout the World. In between worrying about
the bad effects of this phenomenon is on the rise. This study was examined the relationship between
life satisfaction, loneliness and problematic Internet use.
Materials and Methods:
In this cross-sectional study, 348 individuals were referred to Coffee Net in Kerman in 2011 were
surveyed. Life satisfaction questionnaire, UCLA Loneliness Scale and problematic Internet use
questionnaire were used. The results were analyzed using the t-test, ANOVA and Pearson
The relationship between problematic Internet use, loneliness and life satisfaction was negatively
correlated (P <0.05). Between problematic Internet use and loneliness, there was a positive
correlation (P <0.05). Marital status, sex, use of services, Yahoo and Facebook and the Internet use
at home, had an impact on the problematic use of the Internet.
The association between problematic Internet use, loneliness and life satisfaction in this study was
shown. To avoid complications, it is recommended that people use the Internet with control.
Internet; Dependency; satisfaction; loneliness
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