Facebook Use, Facebook Addiction, and Mental Health of Chittagong University Students

M. Rahman,, O. Ahmed
2018 Bulgarian Journal of Science and Education Policy  
In present days, negative outcomes related to Facebook get huge attention of the researchers. A large group of emerging and young adults are using Facebook. The present study was aimed to investigate the role of Facebook use and Facebook addiction on mental health. This study was conducted on a sample 209 students from Chittagong University who were selected through non-probability sampling design. Results showed that females were spent more time on Facebook than males. Significant correlations
more » ... existed among Facebook use, Facebook addiction, and mental health. Conditional process analysis revealed that partial mediated relation among these variables. This mediated relation also moderated by gender. Facebook use and addiction both negatively predicted the mental health. In terms of Facebook addiction scores, higher group significantly differed from lower group in Facebook use and mental health.
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