TITLE

Risk factors and psychosocial characteristics of potential problematic and problematic internet use among adolescents: A cross-sectional study

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p595
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a study conducted to analyze the causes and psychological impact of problematic Internet use (PIU) and the prevalence of PIU among adolescent Internet users in Greece. It is mentioned that a cross-sectional study on a random sample of adolescent aged around 15 years was conducted and a questionnaire was completed by the participants. It was found that PIU was related to the use of Internet for sexual entertainment, gaming and socialization.
ACCESSION #
65251889

 

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