Proposed diagnostic criteria and the screening and diagnosing tool of Internet addiction in college students.

@article{Ko2009ProposedDC,
  title={Proposed diagnostic criteria and the screening and diagnosing tool of Internet addiction in college students.},
  author={Chih-Hung Ko and Ju-Yu Yen and Sue-Huei Chen and Ming-Jen Yang and Huang-chi Lin and Cheng-Fang Yen},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  year={2009},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={378-84}
}
The aims of this study were to develop diagnostic criteria of Internet addiction for college students (DC-IA-C) with diagnostic interviews and to establish the optimal cutoff points of the Chen Internet Addiction Scale (CIAS) for the purposes of screening for and making the diagnosis of Internet addiction. A total of 216 college students (132 male and 84 female) were recruited in the study. The results demonstrated that 5/6 cutoff points of criteria A in DC-IA-C had the best diagnostic accuracy… CONTINUE READING
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