عنوان مقاله [English]
Increased requirement of computer technology and the internet influence make many people face with mental health disorders specially internet addiction. The present study intended to review the role of predicting of both negative affects (directly and indirectly) and attachment styles (directly) in internet addiction. The present research was a non- empirical type and a correlational one. Statistical population of the research was all the students of Allameh Tabataba’i University and out of them 320 individuals were selected as members of sample group through the use of convenience sampling method. ”Anxiety, Depression and Stress (DASS)”, Collins and Read Attachment Styles” and “Young Internet Addiction” questionnaires were applied to collect data and these data were analyzed thorough structural equation modeling. Findings demonstrated that the proposed model had adequate goodness-of-fit indices. Negative affects and attachment styles variables were directly related to internet addiction. Meanwhile, negative affects predicted indirectly internet addiction. Considering the obtained results, negative affects, directly and indirectly, by mediation of attachment styles is related to internet addiction and can predict it.