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Measuring internet addiction among multiracial youth in Malaysia


Omar, Siti Zobidah and Saharrudin, Nurul Farhana and Bolong, Jusang (2019) Measuring internet addiction among multiracial youth in Malaysia. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 9 (9). pp. 654-662. ISSN 2222-6990


Internet addiction among youths is a serious issue in Malaysia. Hence, this study aims to examine the level of internet addiction among multiracial youths in Malaysia. A total of 400 respondents was collected from the four main zones in Malaysia. The study concluded that several concerns have surfaced due to the impact from internet addiction, these multiracial youths perceived the internet to be an important part of their life, they felt left out without it, and they assumed that life is boring without the internet. Several recommendations are highlighted in light that it can be a basis for future planning in reducing internet addiction among future generations in Malaysia.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Institute for Social Science Studies
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.6007/IJARBSS/v9-i9/6340
Publisher: Human Resource Management Academic Research Society
Keywords: Internet addiction; Youth; Youth development
Depositing User: Mohamad Jefri Mohamed Fauzi
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2021 03:03
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2021 03:03
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URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/81305
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