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RMJ. 2022; 47(1): 227-230


Relationship of personality traits and self-esteem with Facebook addiction among university students

Hifza Sehar, Noshaba Razaq, Shamsha Kanwal, Arbaz Khan Jogezai, Muhammad Tanveer Ashraf, Muhammad Tehzeeb.

Abstract
Objective: To investigate the relationship between, self-esteem and face book addictions among university students and to explore big five personality traits (extroversion, agreeableness, neuroticism, and openness to experience, conscientiousness) as predictor of face book addiction.
Methodology: This correlational study was conducted in University of Punjab, Pakistan from September 2019 to January 2020. It included 200 university students of both gender with age range 18-25 years randomly selected. Facebook Addiction Scale, Mini International Personality Item Pool, and Rosenberg self-esteem scale were used.
Results: Out of 200 participants, male score for face book addiction was 11.3768±5.21621 and female score 10.0992±4.93785. Face book addiction was related in positive direction and face book addiction had positive effect with .021 for extraversion personality traits.
Conclusion: There was a positive correlation between Facebook addictions and self-esteem. Personality trait (extraversion) was positive predictor of face book addiction among university students.

Key words: Facebook addiction, self-esteem, extroversion, conscientiousness, openness to experience, neuroticism.


 
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Sehar H, Razaq N, Kanwal S, Jogezai AK, Ashraf MT, Tehzeeb M. Relationship of personality traits and self-esteem with Facebook addiction among university students. RMJ. 2022; 47(1): 227-230.


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Sehar H, Razaq N, Kanwal S, Jogezai AK, Ashraf MT, Tehzeeb M. Relationship of personality traits and self-esteem with Facebook addiction among university students. https://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=36083 [Access: April 05, 2022].


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Sehar H, Razaq N, Kanwal S, Jogezai AK, Ashraf MT, Tehzeeb M. Relationship of personality traits and self-esteem with Facebook addiction among university students. RMJ. 2022; 47(1): 227-230.



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Sehar H, Razaq N, Kanwal S, Jogezai AK, Ashraf MT, Tehzeeb M. Relationship of personality traits and self-esteem with Facebook addiction among university students. RMJ. (2022), [cited April 05, 2022]; 47(1): 227-230.



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Sehar, H., Razaq, . N., Kanwal, . S., Jogezai, . A. K., Ashraf, . M. T. & Tehzeeb, . M. (2022) Relationship of personality traits and self-esteem with Facebook addiction among university students. RMJ, 47 (1), 227-230.



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Sehar, Hifza, Noshaba Razaq, Shamsha Kanwal, Arbaz Khan Jogezai, Muhammad Tanveer Ashraf, and Muhammad Tehzeeb. 2022. Relationship of personality traits and self-esteem with Facebook addiction among university students. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (1), 227-230.



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Sehar, Hifza, Noshaba Razaq, Shamsha Kanwal, Arbaz Khan Jogezai, Muhammad Tanveer Ashraf, and Muhammad Tehzeeb. "Relationship of personality traits and self-esteem with Facebook addiction among university students." Rawal Medical Journal 47 (2022), 227-230.



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Sehar, Hifza, Noshaba Razaq, Shamsha Kanwal, Arbaz Khan Jogezai, Muhammad Tanveer Ashraf, and Muhammad Tehzeeb. "Relationship of personality traits and self-esteem with Facebook addiction among university students." Rawal Medical Journal 47.1 (2022), 227-230. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Sehar, H., Razaq, . N., Kanwal, . S., Jogezai, . A. K., Ashraf, . M. T. & Tehzeeb, . M. (2022) Relationship of personality traits and self-esteem with Facebook addiction among university students. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (1), 227-230.








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