Mehdi Kargar

Health Education and Health Promotion Department, Health School, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran


  • Research Article   
    Examining the Relationship between Addiction to Social Networks and Social Maturity of University Students
    Author(s): Ali Hatami, Mohammad Rasouli Badrani, Hakimeh Mohammadzadeh* and Mehdi Kargar

    Introduction: Social networks influence the personal and social life of individuals by preparing the ground in order to exchange a large amount of information. Social maturity would lead to the development of age-appropriate behaviors in line with society’s standards and expectations. The purpose of this study is to determining the relationship between the addiction to social networks and social maturity of students. Materials and Methods: This is a descriptive, analytical study using random sampling on 181 students of Shoushtar Faculty of Medical Sciences in 2016. A researcher-designed questionnaire of addiction to social networks and Rao's Social Maturity Scale (RSMS) were employed to collect the data. The data was analysed by SPSS-16. Results: According to the findings, highly addicted students to soci.. Read More»

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