Adolescents Online: The Importance of Internet Activity Choices to Salient Relationships

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The purpose of this study was to determine whether using the Internet for different activities affects the quality of close adolescent relationships (i.e., best friendships and romantic relationships). In a one-year longitudinal study of 884 adolescents (Mean age = 15, 46% male), we examined whether visiting chat rooms, using ICQ, using the Internet for… (More)

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@inproceedings{Blais2008AdolescentsOT, title={Adolescents Online: The Importance of Internet Activity Choices to Salient Relationships}, author={Julie J. Blais and Wendy M. Craig and Debra J Pepler and Jennifer Connolly}, year={2008} }