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Erol, Osman; Cirak, Nese Sevim – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2019
The aim of this study is to examine the loneliness and Internet addiction levels of college students in terms of demographic variables and to determine the variables that predict their Internet addiction level. Data were collected from college students studying at a public university in Turkey. The UCLA Loneliness Scale Version3 and Internet…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Internet, Addictive Behavior, Demography
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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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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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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