Multi-dimensional discriminative factors for Internet addiction among adolescents regarding gender and age.

@article{Yen2009MultidimensionalDF,
  title={Multi-dimensional discriminative factors for Internet addiction among adolescents regarding gender and age.},
  author={Cheng-Fang Yen and Chih-Hung Ko and Ju-Yu Yen and Yu-Ping Chang and Chung-Ping Cheng},
  journal={Psychiatry and clinical neurosciences},
  year={2009},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={357-64}
}
AIMS The aim of the present study was to examine the discriminative effects of sociodemographic, individual, family, peers, and school life factors on Internet addiction in Taiwanese adolescents. METHODS A total of 8941 adolescents were recruited and completed the questionnaires. Multi-dimensional discriminative factors for Internet addiction were examined using chi-squared automatic interaction detection for gender and sex. RESULTS Depression and low family monitoring were the… CONTINUE READING