Resilience Mitigates the Negative Effects of Adolescent Internet Addiction and Online Risk Exposure

@article{Wisniewski2015ResilienceMT,
  title={Resilience Mitigates the Negative Effects of Adolescent Internet Addiction and Online Risk Exposure},
  author={Pamela J. Wisniewski and Haiyan Jia and Na Wang and Saijing Zheng and Heng Xu and Mary Beth Rosson and John Millar Carroll},
  journal={Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2015}
}
We cannot fully protect adolescents from experiencing online risks; however, we can aim to better understand how online risk experiences impact teens, factors that contribute to or prevent teens from exposure to risk, as well as factors that can protect teens from psychological harm in spite of online risk exposure. Through a web-based survey study of 75 adolescents in the US, we develop and empirically validate a theoretical model of adolescent resilience in the presence of online risks. We… 

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