ERIC Number: EJ1141800
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jun
Abstractor: As Provided
Internet Dependence in an Undergraduate Population: The Roles of Coping with Stress, Self-Efficacy Beliefs, and Sex Role Orientation
Odaci, Hatice; Çelik, Çigdem B.
Journal of Educational Computing Research, v55 n3 p395-409 Jun 2017
This study examined the relationship between Internet dependence in university students and forms of coping with stress and self-efficacy and investigated whether Internet dependence varies according to such variables as sex roles, gender, and duration of Internet use. The study was performed with 632 university students. The Internet Addiction Test, the Coping With Stress Scale, the General Self-Efficacy Scale, the Bem Sex Role Inventory Test, and a Personal Information Form were used in the collection of data. Results revealed a significant negative correlation between Internet dependence and the seeking social support form of coping with stress. A significant negative correlation was also determined between Internet dependence and self-efficacy. In addition, university students' Internet addiction scores varied significantly depending on sex roles.
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Coping, Stress Variables, Anxiety, Self Efficacy, Sex Role, Internet, Personality Measures, Correlation, Sexual Orientation, Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Statistical Analysis, Gender Differences, Self Concept Measures, Self Esteem, Measures (Individuals), Depression (Psychology), Beliefs, Role Perception
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Bem Sex Role Inventory; Coopersmith Self Esteem Inventory; Beck Depression Inventory
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