Paper Title
Internet Addiction Among Adolescents In Relation To Depression

The present study was conducted to investigate the internet addiction among adolescents in relation to depression. The study was conducted on 200 adolescents studying in XI class in district Fatehgarh Sahib of Punjab. Out of 200 adolescents, 100 adolescent boys (50 from urban areas and 50 from rural area) and 100 adolescent girls (50 from urban areas and 50 from rural area) were taken. Data was collected by using Internet Addiction Test, Young (1998) and Beck Depression Inventory Scale-II, Beck (1996). The result revealed that significant positive correlation was there between internet addiction and depression among adolescents except in rural adolescents. This indicates that internet addiction leads to the development of feeling of depression among adolescents. Keywords - Adolescents, Depression, Internet addiction.