عنوان مقاله [English]
The present study was conducted to investigate the relationship between loneliness and mental health with Internet addiction among male high school boys in the city of Sari in 1396-1397. The research method was descriptive-correlational. The statistical population consisted of high school boy students in a one-sided district. Based on Krejcie and Morgan's tables, 357 people were selected by simple random sampling and were assigned to Goldberg mental health tests, emotional socio-emotional emotions And colleagues, Yang's Internet addiction responded. The results were analyzed by single-variable t-test, correlation matrix and multiple regression test. Results showed that there is a relationship between loneliness and mental health with Internet addiction in students. The level of loneliness, mental health, internet addiction among students is significantly lower than the average. There is a relationship between the components of loneliness and mental health with Internet addiction among students. As well as the results of regression analysis, the contribution of each component of loneliness and health in predicting online addiction to students is different. As romantic loneliness is 0.19, the symptoms of depression are 0.25 The largest contributors to the prediction of Internet addiction were students, as Internet addiction could threaten students' sense of loneliness and mental health. It is essential for the proper use of the Internet, the benefits and disadvantages of the virtual world of the Internet, culture building and proper education at the family and community level.