Does Internet Become Life Worst? Study the Consequences of Stress, Anxiety, Depression, and Self-Esteem in Government Primary School Teachers of District, Fatehabad (Haryana)

  • Rachna Rani Research Scholar, Department of Applied Psychology, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar, Haryana, India
Keywords: Internet Addiction, Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Self-Esteem


The Internet is a necessary part of our daily life;it offered everyone a range of innovative and possible options and experiences by opening up a whole new world to us. The internet is a major source of knowledge for a huge number of people who use the internet to gain information all over the world. The main purpose of the present study is to explore the relationship between internet addiction and stress, anxiety, depression and self-esteem among Government Primary School Teacher in District, Fatehabad of Haryana. To achieve the purpose, a total sample of 100 participants (75 Males & 25 females government primary school Teacher) in the age range from 30-45 years from the state of Haryana, India. In the study, the Internet Addiction Test (Young, 1998), DASS-21 (Lovibond & Lovibond, 1995) and Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale(Rosenberg, M. 1965) were administered on the participants. The data were collected by online Google form& some filling questionnaire due to pandemic Covid-19. The data were computed with the help of the SPSS (25.0), including mean, SD and Pearson’s product moment correlation. The outcomes revealed that Stress, anxiety, and depression have been reported to have a positive significant relationship with internet addiction and significantly correlated with low self-esteem in a negative manner.

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