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Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
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Introduction: internet dependency, Depression and Anxiety among students is a problem and concerns of families, parents and teachers which the implementation of research on the prevalence and associated factors of paramount importance. Methods: This study was cross-sectional. The population was all of the high school students of Sanandaj city. The sample was 595 students (285 female and 310 male) who were randomly selected. The instruments utilized in this study included Young’s Internet Dependence Questionnaire and Beck’s Anxiety and Depression Inventory. Data analyzed using SPSS-21 statistical software also, descriptive statistics and chi-square tests were used for analyzing of data. Results: The results from the present study showed that fathers 'job with respondents' depression (p<0/239), anxiety (p<0/660) and internet dependency (p<0/181), had no significant association. Mothers' job had no significant with respondents' depression (p<0/120) and anxiety (p<0/620), while it had a significant association with internets' dependency (p<0/02). Also, based on result from the present study, there were no significant relationship between, education of father with respondents' depression (p<0/355) and anxiety (p<0/821). While, it had a significant relationship (p<0/000), with internet dependency. Education of mothers had significant relationship with respondents' depression (p <0/108) and anxiety (p<0/127). While, there was highly significant between internet dependency and education of mother (p<0/000). Conclusion: The level of parents 'education and occupation of the mother can affect the students' internet addiction.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/01/6 | Accepted: 2015/01/6 | Published: 2015/01/6

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