Corpus ID: 146766138

The Validity and Reliability of the Problematic Internet Usage Scale

  title={The Validity and Reliability of the Problematic Internet Usage Scale},
  author={E. Ceyhan and A. A. Ceyhan and Ayşen Namlu G{\"u}rcan},
  journal={Kuram Ve Uygulamada Egitim Bilimleri},
  • E. Ceyhan, A. A. Ceyhan, Ayşen Namlu Gürcan
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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