A Study on Multimedia Addiction among Higher Secondary School Students

Authors(2) :-Vandana Goswami, Dr. Divya Rani Singh

As the Multimedia increasingly becomes part of our daily lives, Multimedia addiction has received much attention. Adolescent students are especially vulnerable to developing dependence on the Multimedia, more than most other segments of the society. Present study examines the extent level of multimedia addiction among higher secondary school students and gender differences for multimedia addiction. This study involved 200 adolescent students (100 male and 100 female) studying in randomly selected higher secondary schools in Gorakhpur city. four questionnaire were administered 1st was Young’s Internet Addiction Test (YIAT 20), 2nd was Bianchi and Philips Mobile Problem Use Scale and 3rd was Lemmens Game Addiction Scale applied for measured to Multimedia addiction in respondents. Results revealed that extent of multimedia addiction among higher secondary students were high and there were gender differences were also found.

Authors and Affiliations

Vandana Goswami
Department of Home Science, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Dr. Divya Rani Singh
Department of Home Science, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

Addiction, Multimedia, Adolescents, Extent

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 7 | September-October 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-10-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 115-118
Manuscript Number : IJSRST173731
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

Cite This Article :

Vandana Goswami, Dr. Divya Rani Singh, " A Study on Multimedia Addiction among Higher Secondary School Students", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 7, pp.115-118, September-October-2017.
Journal URL : http://ijsrst.com/IJSRST173731

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