Internet addiction: Prevalence and relation with mental states in adolescents.

@article{Kawabe2016InternetAP,
  title={Internet addiction: Prevalence and relation with mental states in adolescents.},
  author={Kentaro Kawabe and Fumie Horiuchi and Marina Ochi and Yasunori Oka and Shu-Ichi Ueno},
  journal={Psychiatry and clinical neurosciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={70 9},
  pages={405-12}
}
AIM Internet addiction disrupts the daily lives of adolescents. We investigated the prevalence of Internet addiction in junior high school students, elucidated the relation between Internet addiction and mental states, and determined the factors associated with Internet addiction in adolescents. METHODS Junior high school students (aged 12-15 years) were assessed using Young's Internet Addiction Test (IAT), the Japanese version of the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ), and a questionnaire on… CONTINUE READING