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International Journal of Psychology Research

Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part B (2024)

Is attachment style correlated with anxiety, depression and gaming addiction? A comparative study on style of attachment of college students

Author(s):

Mousumi Bhattacharyya and Dr. Papia Mukherjee

Abstract:

Attachment style are characterized by different ways of interacting and behaving in relationship. Nowadays attachment style are very much important for young adults because the feelings of bad attachment style make them anxious and depressed. From this loneliness, they are spending a great deal of time with using of mobile phone gaming. Hence, The current study’s goal was to investigate the effect of attachment style on anxiety, depression and gaming addiction of college students. Students with anxious and avoidant attachment style reported higher depression and gaming addiction. To collect the data as the part of the study, demographic details were taken as well as following scales were used: Perceived Parenting Style Scale (PPSS), Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI), Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), Gaming Addiction Scale (GAS). This study involved in college students aged between 18 to 25 years. The statistical analyses of the data have given an interesting insight about how anxiety, depression and gaming addiction are related to the attachment style.

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International Journal of Psychology Research
How to cite this article:
Mousumi Bhattacharyya and Dr. Papia Mukherjee. Is attachment style correlated with anxiety, depression and gaming addiction? A comparative study on style of attachment of college students. Int. J. Psychol. Res. 2024;6(1):78-80. DOI: 10.33545/26648903.2024.v6.i1b.53