RELATIONSHIP OF GADGET USE AND SEDENTERY LIFESTYLE WITH SOCIAL INTERACTIONS AND MENTAL HEALTH IN ADOLESCENTS
The development of technology at this time has created various conveniences, with gadgets everything can be done without doing excessive activities, this creates a sedentary lifestyle. This also has an impact on social interactions which will reduce direct interaction so that it can also cause mental health in adolescents to be disturbed due to lack of activity and social interaction with the community. This study aims to determine the relationship between gadget use and a sedentary lifestyle with social interaction and mental health. The design of this study used a correlational approach, the population in this study were adolescents aged 15-19 years in Kuningan Regency, the number of samples was 100 people. Data was taken using a questionnaire. Statistical analysis using Spearman's test with =0.05. Based on the results of the analysis showed that there was a significant relationship between variables because the value was <0.05. Thus, there is a significant relationship between the use of gadgets and a sedentary lifestyle with social interaction and mental health.