Prevalence and correlates of excessive Internet use among youth in Singapore.

  title={Prevalence and correlates of excessive Internet use among youth in Singapore.},
  author={Subramaniam Mythily and Shijia Qiu and Munidasa Winslow},
  journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore},
  volume={37 1},
INTRODUCTION There has been an explosive growth of Internet usage worldwide and this is expected to continue with its use becoming an integral part of everyday life. The Internet provides tremendous educational benefits; however, excessive Internet use can lead to negative outcomes such as poor school performance and social isolation. MATERIALS AND METHODS The survey consisted of a 69-item, anonymous, self-administered paper-and-pencil questionnaire. Data collected included demographic data… CONTINUE READING
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