IJSRP, Volume 12, Issue 8, August 2022 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Shamsudeen Muhammad Sani, Falalu Abdulra’uf Musa, Usman A. Ismail
The use of the internet has expanded dramatically in recent decades, and internet addiction has become a serious public health issue around the world. The goal of this study was to find out how common internet addiction is among some selected students (16–45 years old) in four chosen tertiary institutions in North-West Nigeria, as well as factors that contribute to it. This work investigated possible impact of excessive internet usage and its associated consequences such as, eye dryness, backbone pain, sadness, stress, and anxiety among sampled students, as well as the psychopathological effects of internet use on them.