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International Journal of Psychology Sciences

Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part A (2023)

Prevalence of internet gaming disorder in Haryana: Association with temperament and state trait anxiety with internet gaming disorder

Author(s):

Manisha Ranga, Dr. Vijeta Singh, Ancha, Dr. Suresh Kumar and Rakesh Kumar Behmani

Abstract:

Online gaming initially seems to be a harmless method of entertainment. But it has shown many dreadful physical and mental health consequences. Very few studies have been done on Internet gaming disorder in India. The present study aims to find the prevalence of internet gaming disorder among college going students. This study also attempts to find out the differences in temperament and anxiety among disordered and non-disordered populations. The results confirmed the 12% prevalence of IGD among college going students of Haryana. The results concluded a significant relationship of IGD with temperamental traits and state trait anxiety. Differences were also observed in temperamental traits and state trait anxiety among higher among disordered gamers than non-disordered gamers of college going age students.

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International Journal of Psychology Sciences
How to cite this article:
Manisha Ranga, Dr. Vijeta Singh, Ancha, Dr. Suresh Kumar and Rakesh Kumar Behmani. Prevalence of internet gaming disorder in Haryana: Association with temperament and state trait anxiety with internet gaming disorder. Int. J. Psychol. Sci. 2023;5(1):15-20. DOI: 10.33545/26648377.2023.v5.i1a.30