Identifying commonalities and differences in personality characteristics of Internet and social media addiction profiles: traits, self-esteem, and self-construal

@article{Hawi2019IdentifyingCA,
  title={Identifying commonalities and differences in personality characteristics of Internet and social media addiction profiles: traits, self-esteem, and self-construal},
  author={Nazir S. Hawi and Maya Samaha Rupert},
  journal={Behaviour \& Information Technology},
  year={2019},
  volume={38},
  pages={110 - 119}
}
ABSTRACT Excessive use of the Internet and social media has been associated with behavioural addiction, which sparked the researchers’ interest in gaining a better understanding of this global phenomenon. The aim of this study was to fill a gap in knowledge by using just one sample to identify similarities and differences in relationships between technology addictions and personality characteristics, especially traits, self-esteem, and self-construal. The sample consisted of 512 undergraduate… 
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