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Technology Addiction: A predictive role For Fatigue

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Ishika Aggarwal, Anita Manglani, Navkiran Kalsi, Shubham Prasad, Shreyas Babel, Ananya Bachan,Dr. Satish Chander Sharma
» doi: 10.48047/ecb/2023.12.si6.95


Technology addiction has become a major health concern worldwide, affecting all age groups. OBJECTIVES: The objective of this study was to determine the predictive role of internet addiction in relation to fatigue among college-going students. METHODS: The sample for this study comprised of 100 college students from Delhi-NCR. The Young's Internet Addiction Test (YIAT), originally developed by Young in 1998, and The Piper Fatigue Scale, developed by Piper et al. in 1998, was used as assessment tools. RESULTS: The finding divulged the significant positive relationship between internet addiction (IA) and fatigue among college students. Additionally, internet addiction was found to contribute 9.1% of the variance in the students' experience of fatigue. CONCLUSION: To conclude internet or technology addiction plays a prominent role in the experience of fatigue among college students.

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