Stress, coping, and internet use of college students.

  title={Stress, coping, and internet use of college students.},
  author={Scott Deatherage and Heather L Servaty-Seib and Idil Aksoz},
  journal={Journal of American college health : J of ACH},
  volume={62 1},
UNLABELLED College students experience stressful life events and little research exists on the role the Internet may play in students' coping. OBJECTIVE The purpose of the present study was to examine associations among perceived stress, time spent on the Internet, underlying motives for utilizing the Internet, problematic Internet use, and traditional approaches to coping. PARTICIPANTS Data were collected from 267 college seniors during March of 2011. METHODS Participants completed an… CONTINUE READING