Assessing the psychometric properties of the Internet Addiction Test (IAT) in US college students.

@article{Jelenchick2012AssessingTP,
  title={Assessing the psychometric properties of the Internet Addiction Test (IAT) in US college students.},
  author={Lauren Jelenchick and Tara J Becker and Megan A. Moreno},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2012},
  volume={196 2-3},
  pages={296-301}
}
Internet addiction is a growing concern; however, both a clear understanding of the mechanisms driving problematic behaviors and a gold standard instrument for assessing symptoms are lacking. The purpose of this study was to perform a psychometric analysis of the most widely used screening instrument, the Young Internet Addiction Test (IAT), using a sample of US college students. 215 (70% response rate) undergraduate college students were recruited from two US universities to complete an online… CONTINUE READING
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