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The Validity and Reliability of the Problematic Internet Usage Scale

  title={The Validity and Reliability of the Problematic Internet Usage Scale},
  author={Esra Ceyhan and A. Aykut Ceyhan and Ayşen Namlu G{\"u}rcan},
  journal={Kuram Ve Uygulamada Egitim Bilimleri},
Abstract In this research, it was aimed to develop an instrument for determining problematic internet usage of university students. Factorial structure of the data collected from 1658 university students revealed three factors. Of these, the first factor is called negative consequences of the internet and accounted for 25.36% of the variance, the second factor is called social benefit / social comfort and accounted for 14.62% of the variance, and the third factor is called excessive usage and… 

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Internet Addiction on Campus: The Vulnerability of College Students

  • J. Kandell
  • Psychology, Education
    Cyberpsychology Behav. Soc. Netw.
  • 1998
College students are particularly vulnerable to pathological Internet use due to several factors, including the psychological and developmental characteristics of late adolescence/young adulthood, ready access to the Internet, and an expectation of computer/Internet use.

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