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Title:
Information and Communication technology use, Technostress, Psychosocial effects and implications on University students
Authors:
Ruqia Safdar Bajwa, Haslinda Binti Abdullah, Wan Munira Wan Jaafar,Asnarulkhadi Abu Samah
Published on:
2021-09-30
Journal Reference:
Volume 13 - Issue 3     Jul - Sep 2021
Pages:
207-212
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  ABSTRACT

Objective: To examine the gender and family differences in information and communication technology use, technostress, personality, and psychological well-being among university students.

Study Design: Descriptive cross-sectional study.

Place and Duration:  At the Department of Applied Psychology, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan (BZU), Pakistan, among the students of Sciences and Social Sciences Departments of the University of Sahiwal and Sargodha, Punjab, Pakistan from 1st November 2020 until 30th November 2020.

Methodology:  Purposive sampling, 165 university students participated in the study. Internet Usage Scale, The Problematic and Risky Internet Use Screening Scale, Ten Item Personality Measure, Technostress, and Ryff’s Psychological Well-Being Scale have been used in data collection. Descriptive statistics and Chi-square test of independence are used for analysis.

Results: Chi-square results show gender and family system differences in internet use, problematic internet use, technostress, personality, and psychological well-being among university students. Significant gender differences are found in Technostress (X2=4.757a; p=.05) and psychological well-being (X2=4.176a; P=.02). Significant family differences are only found in openness to experiences (X2=3.892a; P=.03) and psychological well-being (X2=3.438a; p=.03).

Conclusion: High levels of internet use, problematic internet use, technostress, and low psychological well-being are prevalent among university students in Pakistan across gender and family types.

Keywords: Internet use, Problematic internet use, Internet addiction, Technostress, Big-Five, Ten Item Personality Measure (TIPI), Psychological well-being, Pakistan.

How to Cite This:

Bajwa RS, Abdullah HB, Jaafar WMW, Samah AA. Information and Communication technology use, Technostress, Psychosocial effects and implications on University students. Isra Med J. 2021; 13(3): 207-213.


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