Acknowledgement of computer addiction

Description of the Study Area Wollega University WU is one of the public higher educational institutions established at Nekemte in Hedonic Usage of Facebook and Academic Performance Hedonic usage results from activities devoted for pleasure.

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Since the present study is intended to respond to research questions of quantitative and qualitative natures, data collection and analysis techniques from both methodologies were implemented. Mean age for males and females were quite similar, 38 and 46, respectively. Furthermore, Palfrey and Gasser note that the general online behaviours that comprise these heterogeneous user types run the gamut from identity exploration to media piracy or illegal downloading, entertainment, and social activism — all of which are manifested through socially enabled media. For example, one subgroup might consist of infrequent users of these technologies, while another subgroup might make frequent use of one or two particular technologies and a larger subgroup might make extensive and frequent use of a variety of the latest technologies. London, HMSO. How often do you play? Wang, and L. Oral interview was used since it is more applicable to the kind of problem being studied and because their eyes were glued to the screen at the moment of the questioning. Young individuals having lower self-esteem have the high level of usage of instant messaging than those who have high level of self-esteem Nalwa and Anand, Chona C. These students were divided into two groups of students Reyes, who is very supportive in all the activities and program in the university.

This University is selected as a site of the current study due to that it is the only government college with large number of students serving currently for a total population of about 10, students as data of this campus registrar office and no study has been conducted on this topic in the college under the study so far.

The adult users generally use it for business purposes while youngsters for computer games. The mean age of participants was 13 years old. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Computers serve to help people and make their life easier and their activity more productive, but there has appeared a problem of the computer addiction or dependency, especially among the young people.

Methods The aim of this descriptive correlation study was to determine the effects of computer games addiction on physical and mental health of male and female students of guidance schools in Isfahan city.

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Virus programs are inconspicuous and may get activated if you click a seemingly harmless link. College-Age Users The generation of year old users has been referred to by many names — millennial, avant-garde, and most simply, generation Y, many of who are now traditional college-aged adults.

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