ERIC Number: EJ345046
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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Television Use in Everyday Life: Coping with Unstructured Time.
Kubey, Robert W.
Journal of Communication, v36 n3 p108-23 Sum 1986
Indicates that (1) less affluent, less educated, and divorced and separated respondents are more inclined than others to watch television to avoid the negative moods that often coincide with solitude and unstructured time; and (2) personality dispositions and internal states are more likely to dictate media use than vice versa. (JD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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