Relationship between nursing students' levels of internet addiction, loneliness, and life satisfaction

TURAN N. , DURGUN H., KAYA H. , AŞTI T., Yilmaz Y., Gunduz G., ...Daha Fazla

PERSPECTIVES IN PSYCHIATRIC CARE, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

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  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/ppc.12474


Purpose This study examined nursing students' levels of Internet addiction, loneliness, and satisfaction with life. Design and Methods This descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted in included university involving 160 nursing students who completed an information form and the Internet addiction, UCLA Loneliness, and Satisfaction with Life Scales. Findings No significant correlation was found between students' Internet addiction, loneliness, and life satisfaction (P > .05). However, a significant positive correlation between loneliness and life satisfaction was observed (P < .05). Practice Implications Measures to raise students' awareness of Internet addiction and social activities to enhance communication skills and life satisfaction should be planned.