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Wu, Anise M. S.; Lau, Joseph T. F.; Cheng, Kit-man; Law, Rita W.; Tse, Vincent W. S.; Lau, Mason M. C. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2018
Internet addiction (IA) is prevalent among adolescents and imposes a serious public health threat. Familial risk and protective factors may co-exist and interact with each other to determine IA. We conducted a cross-sectional survey among 9,618 Secondary 1 to 4 students in Hong Kong, China. About 16% of the surveyed students were classified as…
Descriptors: Risk, Addictive Behavior, Multivariate Analysis, Intervention
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Ayaz, Mehmet Fatih; Karatas, Kasim – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2016
The aim of the research is to examine the internet addiction of adolescents according to their genders, the type of their high-schools and class level, the time interval that they use internet most widely, their internet usage duration and usage purpose. For that, it is studied with 335 high-school students in Elazig city of Turkey in 2015. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Adolescents, Internet
Sahin, Cengiz – Online Submission, 2014
The concept of internet addiction refers to the excessive use of internet which in turn causes various problems in individual, social and professional aspects. The aim of this study is to determine the relationship between depression and internet addiction in terms of grades, sex, the existence of internet connection at home and time spent on…
Descriptors: Correlation, Internet, Addictive Behavior, High School Students
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Teo, Timothy; Kam, Chester – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2014
Following the call to ensure the validity of instruments used to assess users' level of Internet usage, this study examined the factor structure of the Internet Addiction Test-Adolescence version (IAT-A) when applied to a sample of young children in a multicultural society and assessed whether the items in the IAT-A were invariant by gender and,…
Descriptors: Test Validity, Addictive Behavior, Internet, Measures (Individuals)
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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