Vol. 1, Issue 7 (2014)
A Psychological Study of Anxiety between Internet Addicts and non Addicts Adolescents of Urban and Rural Area
Author(s): Krishna J. Vaghela
Abstract: The present research aimed to investigated the difference of anxiety between Internet addicts and non addicts adolescents of urban and rural area.Â The research was conducted over a sample of 160 male adolescents [80 â€“ Internet addicts and 80 â€“ Internet non addicts] of urban and rural area, and they were administered the Internet addiction test, Beck anxiety inventory. Data was analyzed using t â€“ test. The results reported that there exists a significant difference in anxiety between Internet addicts and non addicts adolescents of urban area. As regarding the rural area Internet addicts and non addicts adolescents differ significantly in their level of anxiety. Internet addicts adolescents found to be more anxious as compare to Internet non addicts adolescents.