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Gezgin, Deniz Mertkan; Hamutoglu, Nazire Burcin; Sezen-Gultekin, Gozde; Ayas, Tuncay – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2018
This study looks into the relationship between nomophobia and loneliness, and the effects of smartphone and mobile internet use among adolescents. A total of 301 adolescents were employed for the study and the data were collected via Nomophobia (NMP-Q) and UCLA Loneliness Short-Form (ULS-8) Scales. The study was conducted in a relational survey…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Psychological Patterns, Telecommunications
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Dutta, Oindrila; Chye, Stefanie Yen Leng – Journal of International Students, 2017
We investigated the relationship between psychological wellbeing (as indicated by participants' level of loneliness, perceived academic stress and depression) and generalized problematic internet use. Data was collected from a sample of 103 international students studying in Singapore. Statistical analyses revealed that depression was the most…
Descriptors: Well Being, Foreign Students, Foreign Countries, Internet
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Çevik, Gülsen Büyüksahin; Yildiz, Mehmet Ali – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
The current research aims to examine the roles of perceived social support, coping, and loneliness when predicting the Internet addiction in adolescents. The research participants included 300 high school students, with an average age of 16.49 and SD = 1.27, attending schools in a city in Southeastern Anatolian Region during 2015-2016 academic…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Addictive Behavior, Internet, Social Support Groups
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Karakose, Turgut; Yirci, Ramazan; Uygun, Harun; Ozdemir, Tuncay Yavuz – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
This study was conducted in order to analyze the relation between high school students' Facebook addiction and loneliness levels. The study was conducted with the relational screening model. The sample of the study consists of 712 randomly selected high school students. The data was collected using the Bergen Facebook Addiction Scale (BFAS) to…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, High School Students, Addictive Behavior, Social Media
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Ozgur, Hasan; Demiralay, Tülay; Demiralay, Ilkay – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2014
The current study investigated the relationship between problematic Internet use and levels of loneliness among 311 distance education students. "The Problematic Internet Use Scale" and "UCLA-Loneliness Scale III" were used to collect the data. Independentsamples t-test and one-way ANOVA were conducted to examine the…
Descriptors: Internet, Educational Technology, Distance Education, Psychological Patterns
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Huan, Vivien S.; Ang, Rebecca P.; Chye, Stefanie – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2014
Background: Davis' ("Comput Hum Behav" 17:187-195, 2001) cognitive-behavioral model of problematic Internet use (PIU) proposed and theorized that certain psychopathological characteristics present within an individual, predispose him to PIU. Objective: This study extended Davis' model in hypothesizing that social anxiety mediates in a…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Internet, Individual Characteristics, Anxiety
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Ayas, Tuncay; Horzum, Mehmet Baris – Education, 2013
Problem: Internet addiction has been emerged as a result of excessive internet misuse. In this study, analyzing the effects of depression, loneliness and self-esteem has been aimed in the prediction of the internet addiction levels of secondary education students. Method: The research is conducted according to the cross-sectional model as one of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Correlation, Depression (Psychology), Internet
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Bulut Serin, Nerguz – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2011
This study examines problematic Internet use among university students in terms of gender, while also gauging the impact of personality traits, life satisfaction and loneliness variables on problematic Internet use. A total of 411 university students studying Education in North Cyprus participated in the study. The participants were selected using…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Life Satisfaction, Predictor Variables, Measures (Individuals)
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Tutgun, Aylin; Deniz, Levent; Moon, Man-Ki – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2011
The main aim of this study is to compare the problematic internet use and its relation to loneliness among two nations' prospective teachers, Turkey and South Korea. Five hundred and ninety five prospective teachers from three universities, two from Turkey and one from South Korea participated in the study. Generalized Problematic Internet Use…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis
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Deniz, Levent – Journal of Instructional Psychology, 2010
The association between loneliness and excessive internet use among secondary school students was examined. One hundred and sixty seven secondary school students were administered a questionnaire for some demographic questions and UCLA for determining their loneliness levels. The results showed that the secondary school students who reported…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Internet, Psychological Patterns, Secondary School Students