عنوان مقاله [English]
Introduction: The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of virtual social networks in predicting academic procrastination, loneliness and mental health in students.
Method: The statistical population consisted of all high school students of Qom that 334 people were selected by simple random sampling method. To gathering data, researcher made questionnaire of virtual social networks using, Sevari educational procrastination questionnaire, loneliness questionnaire (UCLA) and general health questionnaire were used. Regression analysis and Pearson correlation coefficient was performed for data analysis.
Results: The results showed that the use of virtual social networks can predict academic procrastination, loneliness and mental health in students. Also academic procrastination, loneliness and mental health have a significant positive relationship with using time of virtual social network.
Conclusion: Virtual social networks could be make some lives and psychological problems because of engaging its users.