International Journal of Educational and Psychological Studies

Volume 3 - Issue 2 (3) | PP: 235 - 268 Language : العربية
DOI : 10.12816/0048161
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Social Media and their Impact on the Psychological State of the University Student (Comparative Study of Multiple Countries)

Claire Helou ,
Tony Greg ,
Joseph Kerkmaz ,
Eliane Youssef
Received Date Revised Date Accepted Date Publication Date
23/11/2017 5/12/2017 18/1/2018 19/2/2018
Abstract
The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of social networking sites on the psychological state of the Arab university student. Therefore, the researchers prepared a questionnaire on this subject, and continued with a number of universities in the Arab countries. Based on the preliminary results, they took into considerration the results of the following countries: Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the State of Palestine. The research community was, therefore, a university youth in these countries, aged between 18 and 24 years and a random sample of 668 individuals. The results showed that there were statistically significant differences between the geographical characteristics of the Arab university youth according to the country in relation to the satisfaction achieved using social networking sites. The use of these sites also enhances the sense of social presence. There was also a statistically significant relationship between the daily use of social networking sites with cyber addiction, jealousy and frustration. Some of the practices of the friends on social networking sites such as blocking, deception, lying, insulting and defaming lead Arab university youth to frustration.


How To Cite This Article
Helou , C., et al. (2018). Social Media and their Impact on the Psychological State of the University Student (Comparative Study of Multiple Countries) . International Journal of Educational and Psychological Studies, 3 (2), 235-268, 10.12816/0048161

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