Loneliness, social anxiety, social influence and addiction that contributes to online social networking: A study among adolescent in Malaysia

Balan Rathakrishnan, and Azizi Yahaya, and Ismail Maakip, and Peter Voo Su Kiong, and Soon Singh Bikar Singh, and Mohammad Rahim Kamaluddin, and Mohammad Amin Wani, (2018) Loneliness, social anxiety, social influence and addiction that contributes to online social networking: A study among adolescent in Malaysia. Indian Journal of Community Psychology, 14 (2). pp. 202-215. ISSN 0974-2719

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Abstract

The present study aimed to identify the contribution of loneliness, social anxiety, social influence and addiction on online social networking. In the study 220 students from different seven schools in Johor Bahru district of Malaysia were taken as sample. The obtained data was statistically analyzed by descriptive statistics through SPSS 17 version. Results demonstrated that social influence is an influential variable and has great contribution on online social networking. Further the study also revealed that loneliness was found to be the weakest factor in online social networking.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Social Networking, Loneliness, Social Anxiety, Social Influence and Addiction
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
Divisions: FACULTY > Faculty of Psychology and Education
Depositing User: MDM SITI AZIZAH IDRIS
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2020 23:48
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2020 23:48
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/25826

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