Loneliness and new technologies in a group of Roman adolescents

  title={Loneliness and new technologies in a group of Roman adolescents},
  author={Miretta Prezza and Maria Giuseppina Pacilli and Serena Dinelli},
  journal={Computers in Human Behavior},
This study was carried out on 331 Italian secondary school students (64 females and 267 males; their mean age was 17.25, S.D.1⁄4 0.87). The first aim of this study was to explore the relationships among type of class (computer science or not), gender and socio-economic status and frequency and modality of using the computer, Internet and the mobile phone. The second aim was to explore the relationship between the use of Internet and feelings of loneliness. Two instruments were administered: a… CONTINUE READING

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