Internet Addiction in High School Students in Turkey and Multivariate Analyses of the Underlying Factors


KILIÇ M. , Avci D., UZUNÇAKMAK T.

JOURNAL OF ADDICTIONS NURSING, vol.27, no.1, pp.39-46, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/jan.0000000000000110
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ADDICTIONS NURSING
  • Page Numbers: pp.39-46

Abstract

The aim of this study is to examine the Internet addiction among adolescents in relation to their sociodemographic characteristics, communication skills, and perceived familial social support. This cross-sectional research is conducted in the high schools in some city centers, in Turkey, in 2013. In this study, cluster sampling was used. In each school, a class for each grade level was randomly selected, and all the students in the selected classes were included in the sample. One thousand seven hundred forty-two students aged between 14 and 20 years were included in the sample.