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Cultural Correlates of Internet Addiction
Bachnio,Agata1; Przepiórka,Aneta1; Gorbaniuk,Oleg2; Benvenuti,Martina3; Ciobanu,Adela Magdalena4; Senol-Durak,Emre5; Durak,Mithat5; Giannakos,Michail N.6; Mazzoni,Elvis3; Pappas,Ilias O.6; Popa,Camelia7; Seidman,Gwendolyn8; Wu,Anise M.S.9; Yu,Shu9; Ben-Ezra,Menachem10
2019-04-24
Source PublicationCyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking
ISSN21522723 21522715
Volume22Issue:4Pages:258-263
AbstractIncreasing problems connected with excessive Internet use can be observed all over the world. Internet addiction is defined as excessive involvement in the Internet with negative consequences. The main aim of the study was to investigate economic indicators as correlates of Internet addiction. The study was conducted in nine countries. The number of participants amounted to a total of 3,279 Internet users (54% were female), with a mean age of M = 25.14 (SD = 10.03). The authors used Young's Internet Addiction Test. In addition, some social and economic indicators characterizing the countries were taken into consideration. We found that Internet addiction was positively related to economic well-being, social progress, and human development as well as negatively related to human well-being, health, safety, and security. The results of the study contribute to the international debate on Internet addiction.
Keywordcountries cultural indicators economic indicators Internet addiction social indicators well-being
DOI10.1089/cyber.2018.0667
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Language英语
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CollectionUniversity of Macau
Corresponding AuthorBachnio,Agata
Affiliation1.Institute of PsychologyJohn Paul II Catholic University of Lublin,Lublin,Poland
2.Department of PsychologyInstitute of Psychology,Zielona Gora,Poland
3.University of Bologna,Cesena,Italy
4.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of Medicine and Pharmacy Carol Davila,Bucharest,Romania
5.Psychology DepartmentAbant Izzet Baysal University,Bolu,Turkey
6.Department of Computer ScienceNorwegian University of Science and Technology,Trondheim,Norway
7.UNATC-CINETIc BucharestRomanian Academy,Bucharest,Romania
8.Department of PsychologyAlbright College,Reading,United Kingdom
9.Department of PsychologyUniversity of Macau,Zhuhai,China
10.Department of Social WorkAriel University,Ariel,Israel
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Bachnio,Agata,Przepiórka,Aneta,Gorbaniuk,Oleg,et al. Cultural Correlates of Internet Addiction[J]. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking,2019,22(4):258-263.
APA Bachnio,Agata.,Przepiórka,Aneta.,Gorbaniuk,Oleg.,Benvenuti,Martina.,Ciobanu,Adela Magdalena.,...&Ben-Ezra,Menachem.(2019).Cultural Correlates of Internet Addiction.Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking,22(4),258-263.
MLA Bachnio,Agata,et al."Cultural Correlates of Internet Addiction".Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking 22.4(2019):258-263.
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