The Association Between Internet User Characteristics and Dimensions of Internet Addiction Among Greek Adolescents

@article{Andreou2012TheAB,
  title={The Association Between Internet User Characteristics and Dimensions of Internet Addiction Among Greek Adolescents},
  author={Eleni Andreou and Hionia Svoli},
  journal={International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction},
  year={2012},
  volume={11},
  pages={139-148}
}
This study examined how internet users’ psychological characteristics, amount of internet use and demographic factors contribute to particular dimensions of internet addiction. The sample consisted of 384 adolescents, ranging in age from 15 to 18 years. Participants were asked to complete the Internet Addiction Test (IAT), measures of Locus of Control, Depression, Loneliness, Self-esteem, and Social Anxiety as well as an inventory that included demographic factors and questions about the amount… CONTINUE READING

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