Social Networking impact on stress and anxiety

Diganta Baishya and Zokaitluangi
Mizoram University, Aizawl


Human nature looking for ways to connect and network with each other as such, of
now, socially active on the internet with the advent of the numerous social networking
platforms and apps. The present study examines the social networking impact on
stress and anxiety comparing 100 Male and 100 female social network users of having
same demographic variables, age range between 18 to 20 years, by administering (i)
Lubben Social Network Scale by Lubben, and (ii) the DASS-21 by Lovibond and
Lovibond. The results displayed significant gender differences in stress and anxiety
and suggested the need for psychological intervention to solve the social networking
impact on psychological problems

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