Examining the structure of the Internet Addiction Test in adolescents: A bifactor approach

@article{Watters2013ExaminingTS,
  title={Examining the structure of the Internet Addiction Test in adolescents: A bifactor approach},
  author={Carolyn A. Watters and Kateryna V. Keefer and Patricia H. Kloosterman and Laura J. Summerfeldt and James D. A. Parker},
  journal={Computers in Human Behavior},
  year={2013},
  volume={29},
  pages={2294-2302}
}
Young’s (1998a) Internet Addiction Test (IAT) is one of the most commonly used measures of problematic Internet use. Although the instrument is being increasingly applied in research with adolescents, its measurement structure has not been systematically evaluated with pre-adult respondents. Because the results of previous factor-analytic studies with adults have been highly inconsistent, the present study applied both the traditional (simple-structure) and novel (bifactor) modeling approaches… CONTINUE READING
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