Self-control and its Relationship with the Internet Addiction among a Sample of Najran University Students1
Ahmed Bani Ismail, Najeh Zawahreh

The study aims to identify self-control and its relationship with the internet addiction among a sample of Najran University students. To achieve the objectives, the following tools were used: Self-control Scale (Mezo, 2009)that was translated and adjusted by the authors and Internet Addiction Scale (Kimberly Young, 1996). After testing the validity and reliability of the tools to be appropriate for the Saudi environment, they were applied to a sample of (284) students who were randomly selected from various Colleges, Najran University. Results showed that the participants’ self-control was low, while Internet Addiction was high. In addition, there is a positive correlation between self-control and internet addiction. There are statistically significant differences in self-control among NU students due to gender in favor of males. There are no statistically significant differences of Internet Addiction among students, but there are differences in Self-Control among them due to college, in favor of Scientific Colleges’ students. There are no statistically significant differences in Internet Addiction due to college.

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