Purpose: This study examined nursing students' levels of Internet addiction, loneliness, and satisfaction with life.
Design and methods: This descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted in included university involving 160 nursing students who completed an information form and the Internet addiction, UCLA Loneliness, and Satisfaction with Life Scales.
Findings: No significant correlation was found between students' Internet addiction, loneliness, and life satisfaction (P > .05). However, a significant positive correlation between loneliness and life satisfaction was observed (P < .05).
Practice implications: Measures to raise students' awareness of Internet addiction and social activities to enhance communication skills and life satisfaction should be planned.
Keywords: Internet addiction; loneliness and life satisfaction; nursing students.
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