publication . Article . 2016

Internet Addiction in Adolescents

Rębisz Sławomir; Sikora Ilona;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Aug 2016 Journal: Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, volume 11, pages 194-204 (eissn: 1788-2591, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH
Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>The possibilities offered by the use of the Internet increasingly intensify the problem of Internet addiction, which has become more prevalent in the last decade, marked by the growing availability of mobile devices and new media and their exacerbation of the problem. Research on Internet addiction, initiated by Kimberly Young at the end of the twentieth century, usually appears in the literature in the context of young people who have been found to be most vulnerable. The phenomenon is known as Adolescent Internet Addiction. Compulsive use of the Internet is a complex phenomenon, its effects being visible in almost all a...
Subjects
free text keywords: Applied psychology, Computer-mediated communication, Addictive behavior, medicine.disease, medicine, Statistical analysis, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, Information seeking, The Internet, business.industry, business, Psychology, Social media, Addiction, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Internet addiction, adolescents, Test of Problematic Use of the Internet (PUI), factor analysis (ANOVA), Education, L
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publication . Article . 2016

Internet Addiction in Adolescents

Rębisz Sławomir; Sikora Ilona;