Analysis of the Indicators of Pathological Internet Use in Spanish University Students

  title={Analysis of the Indicators of Pathological Internet Use in Spanish University Students},
  author={Marina Julia Mu{\~n}oz-Rivas and Liria Fern{\'a}ndez and Manuel G{\'a}mez-Guadix},
  journal={The Spanish journal of psychology},
  pages={697 - 707}
Addiction to and problematic use of the Internet are relatively recent phenomena whose scope, characteristics and correlates have begun to receive increasing attention by clinicians and researchers alike. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between time spent connected to the Internet and the variables that indicate a pathological and addictive use of this technological resource. The sample was comprised of 1,301 university students of both sexes (927 women and 374 men… 

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