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EBNESINA 2019, 21(3): 39-43 Back to browse issues page
Surveying Internet addiction among military parents
Azadeh Zandi *, Hassan Kavyani
Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran , Zandi.kavyan@gmail.com
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Background: Internet addiction is a phenomenon caused by excessive use of the Internet and cyberspace which has been identified as one of the national health problems in recent decades. In this regard, considering the special circumstances of military families, we investigated the rate of Internet addiction among military parents.
Materials and methods: The statistical population of this study included all married personnel of a military unit with their spouses of 134 people. Using Cochran formula, 98 of them were selected as sample size. Data were collected using Yang Internet addiction questionnaire. The reliability of the questionnaire was confirmed by Cronbachchr('39')s alpha coefficient.
Results: The results showed that the mean scores of Internet addiction is 46.07 which is in the low-level spectrum. The findings showed that a total of 64% of respondents had Internet addiction. The results of ANOVA test also indicated that among demographic variables, there was a significant difference in the mean scores of respondents (gender, education, age) only in the educational variables.
Conclusion: Special conditions of military families are one of the potential drivers of dependency beyond the need for parents to access the Internet and cyberspace, which requires preventive measures.

Keywords: Addictive Behavior, Cyberspace, Internet, Military Personnel
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2018/08/29 | Published: 2019/10/2
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zandi A, kavyani H. Surveying Internet addiction among military parents. EBNESINA. 2019; 21 (3) :39-43
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