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A descriptive design study was conducted to assess internet addiction and psychosocial adjustment among secondary school students in Al-Nasiriya city,Iraq and find out the relationship between internet addiction and psychosocial adjustment among secondary school students. A non-probability (conveniance) sample of 300 students, data were collected through the use of the questionnaire and the process of self-reported as a means for data collection. The questionnaire consisted of two parts: the first part is concern with demographic characteristics of the students that included (age, gender, grade, parent's educational level, place of residence, and monthly income), and the second consists of internet addiction and psychosocial adjustment scale. The study concludes that most of the students had moderate level of internet addiction, and the study showed that females are more affected than males.The results reveals statistically significance differences between internet addiction scale and psychosocial adjustment scale of secondary school students for Sample at (P < 0.05), when analyzed by Chi-Square Tests,and recommended that subjecting adolescents to parental control and forcing them to use the Internet moderately and for specific times.