Interment Addiction and Symptoms of Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in University Students

Vatani, Farough and Azadimanesh, Pegah and Poursharifi, Hamid and Osfoori, Mi (2016) Interment Addiction and Symptoms of Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in University Students. Journal of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, 25 (132). pp. 334-337.

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Abstract

Background and purpose: Previous researches indicated a relationship between impulsivity and Internet addiction. This study was conducted to compere the symptoms of attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in Internet addicted and non-addicted university students. Materials and methods: This comparatevi study was performed in 311 individuals who were selected by convenience sampling. Data was collected using the Young’s Internet addiction test and Conners' Adult ADHD Rating Scales (CAARS). Data was analysed applying ANOVA in SPSS V.16. Results: The results showed higher scores of ADHD in Internet-addict students compared with students not addicted to Internet (P=0.001). Conclusion: Current results are consistent with previous findings proving that individuals addicted to Internet have more ADHD symptoms than those not addicted to Internet.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Internet addiction, impulsive behaviour
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email eprints@mazums.ac.ir
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2018 14:24
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2018 14:24
URI: http://eprints.mazums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1268

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