Relationship between compulsive internet use and psychological distress among undergraduate counselling students

Dayang Khairunisa, Johari (2019) Relationship between compulsive internet use and psychological distress among undergraduate counselling students. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The purpose of this research is to investigate the relationship between compulsive internet use and psychological distress. Sample of the study is undergraduate counselling students. There are five components under compulsive internet use which include loss of control, preoccupation, withdrawal symptoms, coping strategies and conflict. Quantitative research design is implemented in this study by applying survey method. Questionnaires were distributed to counselling students from Year 1 until Year 3. A total of 120 counselling students participated in the study where for each year of study 40 students represented their class. Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient was used to analyse the hypotheses. The results from the data analysis shows that all components of compulsive internet use; loss of control, preoccupation, withdrawal symptoms, coping strategies and conflict has a significant relationship with psychological distress. The findings from this study can spark an awareness among mental health practitioners to take better care of their psychological well-being to ensure they are qualified to counsel their clients.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2019.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Compulsive Internet Use, Psychological Distress, Counselling Students, University, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Unai
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2020 06:57
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2021 09:02
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/32352

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